Asahi-Nutifood — the joint-venture firm consisting of Asahi Group Foods and Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (Nutifood) — has announced the launch of its new range of infant and maternal formula products for the Vietnamese market.
Morinaga, Megmilk Snowbrand, and Meiji, will introduce new prices for their milk, yogurt, and other dairy products with effect from April 1, as firms seek to come to terms with lower domestic milk production and higher costs.
Read about our upcoming Omega-3 Summit and Healthy Ageing APAC Summit, as well as what government and industry are doing to combat diabetes in Singapore, and Yakult's no-fat, probiotic debut in Denmark in this month's trend round-up.
Nestlé has upped its efforts in the personalized nutrition trend with the rollout of the Wellness Ambassador program that combines artificial intelligence (AI), DNA testing and Instagramming food to tailor nutrition for Japanese consumers.
Probiotic supplier Ganden says its recent acquisition by Kerry Group will allow it to fast-track the growth of its products in Asia, with China and India having bene identified as two markets that are "impossible to ignore".
By Shane Starling at Health Ingredients-Japan in Tokyo
Japan’s innovative but restricted €25bn functional foods and food supplements sector is about to be handed a set of game-changing marketing keys by the government, industry players told us at Health Ingredients-Japan in Tokyo today.