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China cross-border e-commerce rules extension a major business boost for industry

Cross border e-commerce sales have been soaring for supplement firms. ©iStock

Supplement and food firms operating in China’s booming cross border e-commerce market have been buoyed by a year-long extension of the existing trade laws, which were due to be replaced on January 1.

DuPont is developing concepts to serve both seniors and children in Asia. ©iStock

DuPont: Ageing Asia creating vast potential but infant formula 'challenging for manufacturers'

The deal follow extensive research into the link between the brain and the gut microbiome. ©iStock

UK's OptiBiotix and Taiwan's Bened Biomedical unite for ‘psychobiotic’ expansion

NZMP is reporting growing interest in sports nutrition in Japan.

Tokyo Olympics spurring dairy protein demand in Japan as wider region anticipates double-digit growth

WATCH: Kefir's CVD and bone health benefits spur Taiwan manufacturer's first international foray

WATCH: Kefir's CVD and bone health benefits spur Taiwan manufacturer's first international foray

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

The supplement is said to have anti-ageing benefits.

ChromaDex partners with Watsons to launch healthy ageing supplement in Asia

More consumers are turning to traditional sources of nutrition, such as Ayurveda and TCM. ©iStock

Indulgence and affluence: Nutrition firms urged to appeal to consumers' emotions for APAC sales success

Regulatory uncertainity remains in China, said Fong. ©iStock

Market entry to China 'like hosting the Olympics' — you need at least four years

New technology has the power to drive innovation in the sector. ©iStock

Personalised nutrition in Asia Pacific: 'Industry is now at a tipping point'

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