Symrise Scent & Care annual sales top €1.7 billion
German chemicals outfit Symrise recorded sales of €1.7 billion ($ 1.8 billion) in its Scent & Care division in 2022, up 14.4% on a year earlier.
KLK Oleo acquires Italian esters maker Temix Oleo
KLK Oleo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Temix Oleo, an Italian manufacturer of esters.
Berkem agrees Benelux, Swiss distribution tie-up with Unipex
Berkem has expanded its collaboration with Unipex for the distribution of the former’s cosmetic and personal care ingredients to Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and French-speaking Switzerland.
Seppic, Botalys sign co-development and distribution partnership
Seppic and Botalys have signed a research partnership for the co-development of new cosmetic ingredients, as well as distribution in various markets and regions, for the latter’s ginseng-based products.
PCPC elects Chanel’s Barbara Menarguez as new chair
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has elected Chanel general manager of fragrance and beauty Barbara Menarguez as its new chair of its board of directors.
Robertet acquires Spanish natural scents outfit Aroma Esencial
French fragrances and flavours maker Robertet has acquired Spanish natural scent outfit Aroma Esencial.
Croda International sales hit £2 billion as profits rise by 11%
Croda International recorded group-wide sales of £2.089 billion ($2.5 billion) in 2022 as pre-tax profit rose by 11.4% on a year earlier to £496.1m.
Shortlist revealed for in-cosmetics Global 2023 awards
The organiser of in-cosmetics Global have revealed a shortlist of 40 contenders for the four awards that are up for grabs at the 2023 edition in Barcelona.
NATRUE forges cosmetics partnership with Organic Trade Board
NATRUE and the UK Organic Trade Board have joined forces to raise awareness of organic cosmetics and boost sales.
COSMOS product, ingredient certification leaps by 22%
The number of organic and natural products/ingredients certified by the COSMOS standard rose by 22% last year, it has been revealed.
UK university spills details about DRIES technology
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a new technology that turns beauty products like moisturiser into a dry piece of confetti-like ‘paper’.
IFF appoints J Sainsbury CFO to board of directors
US firm IFF has appointed Kevin O’Byrne, the chief financial officer of the UK’s second largest retailer J Sainsbury, to its board of directors.
DSM, Firmenich merger cleared by European Commission
The proposed merger of Royal DSM and Firmenich has obtained unconditional competition clearance from the European Commission.
Givaudan acquires Amyris portfolio of biofermented ingredients
Givaudan is to buy a portfolio of biofermented cosmetic ingredients for its Active Beauty business from US firm Amyris.
Inolex makes trio of appointments to leadership team
US speciality ingredient firm Inolex has made three appointments to its leadership team.
Registration opens for Royal Society of Chemistry sustainability seminar
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has opened registration for its Sustainability in Personal Care seminar in London on 16 March.
Cosmetics Europe launches ingredient information database
Cosmetics Europe has launched COSMILE Europe, a database designed to help European citizens find information on cosmetic ingredients more easily.
PCHi 2023 fountain awards winners revealed
Croda, Silab and Gattefossé were among the winners of the PCHi Fountain Awards 2023 at the Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Centre in China.
L’Oréal Active Cosmetics division sales soar 30%
L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetics division saw sales rise by 30.6% to €5.125 billion ($5.469 billion) in 2022, as it posted double-digit growth in all regions.
Brazilian personal care exports grew 11% in 2022
Brazil’s personal care exports grew 10.9% to $776.5m last year, according to the Brazilian Association of the Personal Hygiene, Perfumery and Cosmetics Industry (ABIHPEC).
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