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Malaysian farmers get RSPO certification
The Beluran Smallholder Palm Oil Cluster (SPOC) is the first independent group of farmers to become certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Malaysia.
A touch of France
French company Naturex has unveiled a new collection of ingredients that tap into France’s heritage in agriculture and the cosmetics industry. The idea behind the ‘French Touch’ collection is to provide ingredients that are grown, harvested and processed in France.
New challenges demand change of leadership
The Supervisory Board of Lanxess AG has announced by mutual agreement, the appointment of Axel C. Heitmann as member and chairman of the Board of Management of Lanxess AG, effective the end of 28 February 2014.
Global perfumery congress
Renowned as the global meeting place for fragrance industry professionals, the World Perfumery Congress returns to the ancestral home of modern perfumery – France – from 10-12 June 2014.
Men’s grooming sales boost
Sales of male grooming products in Asia are now growing faster (9% in 2013) than the beauty segment (5%) and the personal care category as a whole (6%), according to research from Kantar Worldpanel.
Collagen peptides help reduce eye wrinkles
Oral ingestion of Verisol collagen peptides lead to a pronounced, statistically significant reduction of eye wrinkle volume. This is the result of a recently published study by the University of Kiel Germany focusing on the effect of these Bioactive Collagen Peptides (BCP) on human skin conditions.
GMP certification for actives firm
GMP certification for actives firm SGS has awarded Sederma with the Cosmetic Ingredient Good Manufacturing Practices certification.
Product portfolio expanded
TRI-K Industries Inc, a Galaxy Surfactants Group Company, India, announced its acquisition of the business of Surfactants International and its division of Surety Laboratories from Actives International.
Croda International Plc, the specialty chemical company, has been listed as one of the top Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for a second consecutive year.
Active remodels facial contours
The volumes of the face undergo deep changes over the years, a phenomenon which is exacerbated by repeated exposure to UV rays. For the first time, Silab research has brought to light that solar radiation indirectly affects deep tissue via cellular communication between the dermis and the hypodermis.
Certified palm oil range
BASF is one of the first suppliers to the European home and personal care industry to offer a diverse range of ingredients based on certified sustainable palm (kernel) oil, in accordance with the principles and criteria of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
Distribution in Germany and Austria
NCD Ingredients is now a distributor of high value cosmetic ingredients from the Italian company Variati in Germany and Austria.
Milan show is a success
The 2013 Making Cosmetics and Formulating Cosmetics event closed its doors with 700 visitors over the course of the two days.
UK show on course to be the biggest yet
Making Cosmetics at the Ricoh Arena in the UK is an event that brings an essential focus to the many different types of people working in the personal care market.
New features for Coptis Lab allow the formulator to be alerted to a regulatory issue from the very first stage of the formulation process.
Skin active distribution
Adina has announced that with effect from 1 April 2014, they will act as sole distributor in the UK & Ireland for the personal care ingredients from DSM, including their range of skin actives.
Naturals distributor launched
ProTec Botanica is a new member of the LPC Group, dedicated to the supply of sustainably sourced, high quality natural ingredients.
Sustainable palm oil commitment supported
Cremer Oleo joined the German Forum on Sustainable Palm Oil (FONAP) in December 2013. FONAP is a national alliance of companies, associations and non-governmental organisations with the aim of jointly developing sound solutions to significantly increase the proportion of segregated palm oil and palm kernel oil or their derivatives in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets
Appointment of director of multinational business
Independent European distributor Cornelius Group plc has announced the promotion of Pam Grant to the position of the director of multinational business.
Italian partnership announced
TRI-K Industries has announced its partnership with Omnichem as its exclusive distributor in the Italian market.
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