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Halal status raises Morinaga's sales hopes for immunity-boosting Lactobacillus strain

The firm also hopes to receive self-approved GRAS status in the US.

Japanese ingredient giant Morinaga is hoping for a South East Asia sales boom for its 'immunogenics' probiotic LAC-Shield product after recently receiving halal accreditation.

Layn wants to introduce its monk fruit extract to Japan and Europe. ©iStock

Chinese supplier aiming to bring monk fruit-based sweetener to Japan and Europe

There are a large number of metabolically healthy, yet overweight / obese people in China. ©iStock

Hypertension risk soars in ‘metabolically healthy’ overweight Chinese adults

Dietary patterns can play a significant role in the prevention of colon and distal cancer. ©iStock

Western diet increases colorectal cancer risk in Japanese women: Cohort study

New Zealand childcare services are lacking when it comes to childhood nutrition. ©iStock

NZ childcare services fall short of guidelines for child nutrition

Lycored says the sale is a key step in realising its strategic direction.

Lycored sells China and UK premix operations to Prinova

The average pay out to participants in the rewards arm was $225. ©iStock

Cash incentives to lose weight: Could this help solve Asia’s obesity epidemic?

Barentz International's Vitablend production site in Singapore.

Nutritional ingredients firm Barentz International expands in Vietnam amid rising APAC sales

GALLERY: The top 10 most-read nutrition and health stories from APAC in May

GALLERY: The top 10 most-read nutrition and health stories from APAC in May

Symrise wants one-third of its business in APAC as it opens $50m labs

Symrise wants one-third of its business in APAC as it opens new Singapore labs

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