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Blackmores' profits slump again with hopes now pinned on new Vietnam and China strategies

Blackmores' latest numbers show sales of $496m for the first nine months, down 6.7.

Blackmores is continuing to suffer from a slump in Australian sales to ‘daigou’ buyers, with overall net profits dropping by 42.8% year-on-year, according to figures for the first nine months of its financial year.

Hemp for human food consumption finally gets the green light in Australia and New Zealand

Hemp for human food consumption finally gets the green light in Australia and New Zealand

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

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

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

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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

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