Health Products Association – China Executive Director Reflects on Market Dynamics, Challenges

China’s supplement market is growing at double digit levels. Jeff Crowther has the market intel to assist companies in capitalizing on emerging opportunities. By Sean Moloughney, Editor 06.02.22 With nearly 30 years of experience in the dietary supplement industry, Jeff Crowther has worked in retail management, international business development, international regulatory advocacy, and more. As … Read more

HPA-China Wraps Up its Good Time at Expo West

This past week HPA-China’s executive director, Jeff Crowther, attended Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. This was the first in person Expo West since 2019 due to 2020 and 2021 being cancelled as a result of the COVID pandemic. Needless to say, this was a much needed event not only for business, but also … Read more

Latin American Dietary Supplement Market Insights

HPA-Global Insights’ host, Jeff Crowther, welcomes Francisco Jimenez, founder and director of FJS International Solutions to the show. Francisco provides an overview of Latin America’s regulatory environment for dietary supplements as well as discusses some news about Hemp usage in the region.

Expo West: HPA-China Seminar

The association is once again hosting its annual China Supplement Seminar with partners CIRS, Informa, Early Data, TMO and WalkTheChat. HPA-China’s executive director, Jeff Crowther, will attend and host the event, which is FREE to the attendees of Natural Products Expo West. Due to international travel inconveniences, some of the presentations will be offered via … Read more

VIDEO: Discussion with Marketing Expert Cynthia Batterman on China

In this episode of HPA-Global Insights, Jeff Crowther talks with Cynthia Batterman, Chief Trailblazer of Essex Solutions, about some of the differences between marketing strategies in China and the U.S. Cynthina has 25 plus years experience in branding, marketing and business development while working with such companies as Mars, ConAgra, Nelson’s (Rescue Remedy) and iHealth … Read more

Probiotics China News Bites – December 2021

-On December 22, 2021, at the NHEC 2021 (4th) China Nutrition and Health Industry Entrepreneurs Annual Meeting, Hebei Yiran Biotechnology Co., Ltd. won the “2021 Probiotic Industry Outstanding Contribution Award”, its product Yiran Nuoaijia won the “2021 Best-Selling Product in the Probiotics Industry”, and Chairman Zhao Linsen also won the “2021 Probiotics Industry Leader” -JuneYao … Read more

Probiotics China News Bites – November 2021

Led by the China Food Industry Association, BeiJing Ketuo Hengtong Biotechnology Co., Ltd. cooperated with China Food and Fermentation Industry Research Institute, ReXinChang Research Institute, Mengniu Dairy, Bright Dairy, Yili Group and other units, to jointly draft the “Probiotic Food” group standard which has passed the review of the expert group and officially released on … Read more

Latest from U.S. FDA on China’s Food Manufacturer Registration Regulation

December 6, 2021 The FDA is asking establishments currently exporting certain food products to China to voluntarily submit information. We are making this request in response to new facility registration requirements from China. While China has not confirmed that collecting this information is a prerequisite for U.S. establishments to export to China, the FDA is … Read more

Q&A: China’s New Registration for Overseas Food Manufacturers

On November 18, 2021, China’s General Administration of Customs released a guidance documents for industry to follow. However, many questions remain and will remain as this new regulation goes into full effect. HPA-Global Insights welcomed Jessie Shen from CIRS in Hangzhou China to discuss and clarify some of the questions association members have been having … Read more

Probiotics China – October 2021

Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd. (Yili Group) invested in Ausnutria Dairy Corporation on Oct. 27. Jingang, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Yili Group, will acquire a total of 531m shares from other shareholders at a price of HK$10.06 (US$1.29) per share, which represents approximately 30.89% of the total issued shares of Ausnutria. In addition, Ausnutria will … Read more