China Fines Two Chinese Drug Ingredient Suppliers

China fined two pharmaceutical companies a combined 321 million yuan ($45.4 million) for monopoly practices as the country’s only suppliers of ingredients for a drug that’s crucial in emergency medicine. The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) fined Hong Kong-traded Grand Pharmaceutical (China) Co. Ltd. 286 million yuan and Wuhan Huihai Medicine Co. Ltd., 35 million yuan, the … Read more

Tmall Global Introduced the Concept of Age-Based Nutrition

On May 24th, Tmall Global held its first “The Infant and Child Age-Based Nutrition Conference” in Hangzhou, where the “age-based nutrition” concept was prominently featured. Tmall Global collaborated with research institutions, authoritative organizations, and numerous international nutrition brands to provide more precise nutritional supplementation for consumers in different age groups in China (-1 year to … Read more

Osteoform Officially Launched the Standard for Highly Active Probiotics

According to Euromonitor International data, the consumer market for probiotics in China has surpassed Italy, making it the second-largest market globally. Furthermore, it is growing rapidly at a rate of 11 – 12% annually. As a leading domestic probiotic brand, Osteoform has taken the lead in releasing five standards for highly active probiotics, heralding the … Read more

Eastroc Beverage’s First Sports Nutrition Food Product

It is reported that there are 600 million sports enthusiasts in China, with 40 million of them engaged in regular exercise, thus giving rise to a massive consumer market for “sports nutrition food”. Recently, Eastroc Beverage launched its first sports nutrition food product in its official Tmall flagship store. This product is specifically designed for … Read more

WonderLab Launched the 3rd Generation of the Little Blue Bottle

WonderLab’s spokesperson stated that the 3rd generation of the Little Blue Bottle probiotics follows the development concept of “evidence-based scientific nutrition” and features four major upgrades in formulation, activity, synergy, and experience. Furthermore, the newly upgraded Little Blue Bottle is more heat-resistant, easy to store, and provides an improved taste and sensory experience. According to … Read more

Sanofi’s Professional Probiotic Products Entered the Chinese Market

On May 21, 2023, Enterogermina (EG), the globally leading probiotic brand under Sanofi, participated in the 2023 ChinaGut Health Conference in Beijing. Seizing this opportunity, Sanofi officially announced the launch of three professional probiotic products in the Chinese market to meet the diverse intestinal health needs of Chinese consumers. These products are “Little Slim Waist … Read more

GACC Decree No. 248: Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food

Commentary: This information was released back in 2021. However, since companies still have questions and in some cases struggle with navigating this regulation, we think it’s worth revisiting. On April 12, 2021, GACC issued the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Registration and Administration of Overseas Manufacturers for Imported Food (GACC Decree No.248). … Read more

Probiotics China News Bites – May 2023

Recently, Ambpoeial(Anmuxi) teamed up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to launch the Anmuxi Sparkling summer limited temperature-changing packaging. According to reports, the summer-limited temperature-changing outer packaging has a thermometer and ice cube designs. When the temperature drops, the packaging will change color. The white ice cubes will turn into blue ice cubes, and a … Read more

Categories New

Seminar Throws Light on the Importance of Nutrition, Supplements

A variety of activities and education programs were held to raise awareness about nutrition and its importance during National Nutrition Week, which runs from May 15 to May 20. The topic of this year’s National Nutrition Week was “safeguarding wellbeing with a balanced diet,” and nutritional supplements for special groups such as the elderly and … Read more