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Dragons Den event for nutrition industry a "win-win" for all concerned

The initiative hopes to give entrepreneurs a leg up in a competitive market boosting their chances with a tie-up with DSM. ©iStock/DigitalStorm

DSM has dubbed its forthcoming Innovation Partnering Conference a "win-win" for itself and nutrition entrepreneurs as it looks to unearth the rising stars of fermented foods and bio-preservation.

China's food market is a 'battlefield and with strong competition'. ©iStock

China’s food and nutrition battleground shifts to functional products and e-commerce platforms

'Prepare before you reach Shanghai Pudong airport', said trade expert Mike Arand.

Supplement firms seeking success in China: ‘Think big, trademark brands and don’t be too trusting’

Marcus Blackmore, left, donated the cash to Western Sydney University.

Blackmores chairman makes $10m 'no strings' donation to fund supplements research

Mr Vitamins CEO Peter Barraket.

Supplements retailing: Five factors to focus on to drive sales success - Mr Vitamins CEO

The surprise move was announced on the eve of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's arrival to Australia. ©iStock

China seemingly backtracks on tougher e-commerce rules providing a boost to supplement and food firms


Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

Blackmores has fallen foul of the Chinese advertising regulation. ©iStock

Blackmores fined for violating China ad laws as regulators name and shame global firms

Freedom Foods will bring its  functional health cereal, snacks and beverage to the US market.

Freedom Foods seals deal for US expansion and snaps up sports nutrition firm

The issue of supplement use and doping in sport has become a topical issue with many high-profile athletes falling foul of current laws. ©iStock

Regulatory consistency lacking for sports supplement use, expert declares

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