Cardiovascular health

APAC's fastest growing functional and fortified food markets revealed

Fortified and functional products dominate health and wellness F&B sales in APAC. ©iStock

Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia are tipped to be among the fastest growing functional food and fortified product markets in APAC to 2021, while Japan is witnessing a wave of product innovation on the back of its new Food with Function regulations.

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Resveratrol has been found to lower oxidative stress and arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetes patients. ©iStock

Resveratrol boosts heart health of type 2 diabetes patients: Japanese RCT

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Bamboo shoots have great potential as a versatile health food, especially in North East India. ©iStock

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