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 Group’s exclusive brand WeiDongli officially launched 120 billion high-activity probiotic solid beverages, embarking on the road of upgrading its probiotic products from 10 billion to 100 billion.
Ketuo Bio released a record form of investor relations activities and received surveys from 27 institutions. Ketuo Bio said that compared with well-known foreign probiotic companies, although the company started a little later in the research and development of probiotics, the company has been catching up quickly in recent years and now is basically at the same level. In addition, the samples of the company’s core strain clinical trials are all Chinese or Asian populations, while the clinical trial samples of foreign probiotics are generally European and American populations. Due to differences in race and dietary habits, the company’s probiotics are more suitable for the Chinese gut.
JuneYao Health disclosed in its annual report that it invested RMB 3 million in basic research on probiotics every year. At the same time, Jiangnan University exclusively authorizes JuneYao Health for product application of the core strains. The company selected “a strain of Lactobacillus crispatus (CCFM1118) that can prevent or treat Helicobacter pylori infection” for the first phase of research and development.
ChildLife has launched two new probiotics for babies over one year old. The strains come from the star strains of Chr. Hansen- Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1® and Bifidobacterium lactis UABla-12TM.
ONLLY issued a change announcement. Recently, the company’s probiotic product “Super Anti-HP Probiotic Powder” related to the concept of Helicobacter pylori is no longer in production.
Smeal’s new berry popping candy ready-to-eat probiotic is launched. Each 1.5g stick contains 60 billion CFU of probiotics, including 16 star strains. The product adopts 5-layer embedding technology
Qingziyang released a billion-level 3-layer crystal probiotic product at the new product launch conference.
Naturebridge launches new pet shakes, adding 100 billion probiotics each package.
Feihe Dairy’s Xingfeifan brand has launched a new patented OPO + lactoferrin + probiotics product.
The microbiome platform technology company Moon (Guangzhou) Biotechnology Co., Ltd. completed 200 million yuan in Series C financing, led by SDIC Ventures.
ffit8 co-branded Minions to release a probiotic protein powder product.
Jinmailang launched the new product “Lu Suanjun”, a normal temperature lactic acid bacteria drink with strains from Japan.
Haoqu R&D team launched a total of 12 pet nutrition products, including probiotic products for cats.
BioGaia AB (publ) has, through its US subsidiary BioGaia Biologics Inc, signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Nutraceutics Corporation (“Nutraceutics”) with EUR 8.6 million.
Chr. Hansen’s new generation of FreshQ® strains has won the Food Innovation Technology Award at FoodIngredients Europe 2021.
Novozymes acquired a majority stake in Synergia Life Sciences Pte Ltd, a leading player in the field of spore probiotics and vitamin K2-7, for a cash payment of DKK 1 billion.
P&G has continued to build its prestige beauty business, following its acquisitions of Farmacy in November 2021 and Ouai in December 2021, with the purchase of Tula. Tula skincare products are known for its Probiotics and nutrient-dense food ingredients
The “Carcinogens Report (15th Edition)” issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lists Helicobacter pylori as a clear carcinogen.
Sanofi has signed an agreement to buy Origimm Biotechnology, an Austria-based privately owned biotechnology company with focus on virulent skin microbiome components and antigens from bacteria causing skin disease
Unilever has partnered with the gut microbiome experts at Holobiome to identify food and drink ingredients that could have a positive impact on mental wellbeing by targeting the gut-brain axis.