Chinese Millenials Key Demographic for Aussie Supplements

Australian supplement firms should target Chinese millennials if they want to maximise their growth opportunities in the country, the founder and president of the Australia-China SME Association has argued.    Source: Cheryl Tay, Nutraingredients-Asia Marketing in China


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“The entry point for desktop internet is the search bar. The entry point for the mobile internet is the QR code”   WeChat founder, Allen Zhang



New Product Development

RFA Regulatory Affairs can now guide you from initial concept to successful product launch. We provide technical advice, product development expertise, and regulatory experience to assist you in the launch of your listed complementary medicine or food product. We work closely with your team, ingredient suppliers and contract manufacturer to ensure that your ideas successfully transition from conception to commercial reality.

What we can do for you:

New Concept Identification  

  • Fresh concept ideas
  • Identify ingredients and suppliers
  • Sense-check your concepts
  • Assistance in defining your concept for efficient product development

Product Design  

  • Development of evidence-based formulations by degree qualified nutritionists and herbalists
  • Recommended permitted indications (therapeutic claims) and marketing claims
  • Raw material evaluation
  • Claim substantiation packages
  • Full regulatory evaluation for suitability
  • Assessment of product viability (dosage forms, costs, batch size)

Project Management  

  • Guidance on product development timeline
  • Direct & manage stakeholders
  • Identification of suitable contract manufacturers
  • Management of tender process
  • Manage pilot trials

Regulatory Support

  • TGA listing applications
  • Product label preparation or review
  • Coordinate and review QC / GMP documentation
  •  Review advertising

If you’ve got an idea, for either a complementary medicine or food product that you want to explore, then we can help you. Talk to us today:

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RFA Breaking News

Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

  TGA Revamps Complaints Handling for the Advertising of Therapeutic Goods The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is responsible for ensuring that therapeutic goods available for supply and use in Australia…



  Honey Scandal Rolls on: Almost 20 per cent of Australian Honey Samples Found to Not be Pure As reported by this newsletter in September 2018, Australia’s honey is not…


Cosmetics and household cleaning products:

  The Cosmetics Standard 2007 “Sunsetted” on 1 October 2018 The Cosmetics Standard ceased to have effect on 1 October 2018, due to "sunset" provisions in the Legislation Act 2003.…


Marketing News:

  Natural Health Products Account For One In Every Three Dollars Spent on Non-Prescription Medicines The latest report on Australia's health showed that nearly $1.5 billion was spent on natural…


Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

  Australians Rewrite Complementary Medicine Rulebook Times are changing in the world of Australian complementary medicine regulations and New Zealand producers will need to act fast or risk losing out to…



  Honey Scandal Continues to Grow As reported by this newsletter in December 2014, Australia’s consumer watchdog, the ACCC, fined two companies for selling “Turkish Sugar Syrup” labelled as honey..…


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