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04 May 2021
Seppic revisits beauty rituals with texturising ingredients

Through its Breathtaking Rituals collection, Seppic puts science at the service of beauty to discover the textures of tomorrow. For…

Seppic revisits beauty rituals with texturising ingredients

Through its Breathtaking Rituals collection, Seppic puts science at the service of beauty to discover the textures of tomorrow. For its 2021 Texture Bar, Seppic invites beauty brands and formulators to travel through time. Influenced by ancestral, healing and local Japanese beauty rituals, the breathtaking rituals concept is based on…

26 Apr 2021
BASF incubator sees its first startup success with BOXLAB Services

BOXLAB Services is the first startup to celebrate its spin-off from Chemovator in April 2021, and will now operate as…

BASF incubator sees its first startup success with BOXLAB Services

BOXLAB Services is the first startup to celebrate its spin-off from Chemovator in April 2021, and will now operate as an independent entity on the open market. There, promising ideas outside of the core business of BASF are developed and build into scalable business models and companies. With the right…

22 Apr 2021
Raw materials shortage puts the S.A. Coatings industry under heavy pressure

A serious shortage of raw materials, coupled with substantial increases in prices for raw materials, has put the South African…

Raw materials shortage puts the S.A. Coatings industry under heavy pressure

A serious shortage of raw materials, coupled with substantial increases in prices for raw materials, has put the South African coatings industry under intense pressure, says Tara Benn, executive director of the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA). Benn says a complex mix of demand; production issues at global chemical plants;…

20 Apr 2021
Care for sensitive skin in winter with Metaupon surfactants

Your wardrobe isn’t the only thing you should be changing as winter approaches – you also need to relook your…

Care for sensitive skin in winter with Metaupon surfactants

Your wardrobe isn’t the only thing you should be changing as winter approaches – you also need to relook your skin care regimen. Those lightweight gel moisturisers and charcoal cleansers that worked just fine in the summer months simply won’t cut it in winter. As colder temperatures approach, dry air,…

18 Mar 2021
The future of immune health post-pandemic

The pandemic has brought the topic of immune defence into sharp focus. Many consumers are increasingly turning to functional foods…

The future of immune health post-pandemic

The pandemic has brought the topic of immune defence into sharp focus. Many consumers are increasingly turning to functional foods and dietary supplements that help support the body’s own defences. Eight manufacturers share their thoughts about the challenges and innovation potential they foresee in the “Immune Health” segment. Maryanne Mburu…

25 Feb 2021
Embrace wellbeing through nature

Diana Food has 30 years of experience in providing colours and a range of natural flavours to the confectionery and…

Embrace wellbeing through nature

Diana Food has 30 years of experience in providing colours and a range of natural flavours to the confectionery and beverage industry. We look at what defines a ‘natural’ product in an age where consumers look towards health and traceability in foodstuffs. With an extensive raw material base, the company’s…

24 Feb 2021
Pushing boundaries in sophisticated adult drinks

Alcohol-free spirits? This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it’s an exotic new category pushing the boundaries of…

Pushing boundaries in sophisticated adult drinks

Alcohol-free spirits? This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it’s an exotic new category pushing the boundaries of new product development. This revolution is shaping the future of tomorrow’s drinking culture. We track evolving consumer demand as these products continue to grow. Consumers are demonstrating an increased desire…

12 Feb 2021
Design vegan formulations with Liponate Jojoba 20

Vantage has expanded its globally recognised range of jojoba esters with Liponate Jojoba 20 (INCI: Jojoba Esters). This new jojoba-derived…

Design vegan formulations with Liponate Jojoba 20

Vantage has expanded its globally recognised range of jojoba esters with Liponate Jojoba 20 (INCI: Jojoba Esters). This new jojoba-derived emollient addresses the need for vegan formulations with high level of traceability and naturality. The size of the global vegan cosmetics market is projected to reach $20.8bn by 2025, according…

28 Jan 2021
Keep to the rules for successful concrete floors

The construction of industrial floors, such as warehousing and factory floors, calls for concrete with specific characteristics, says Bryan Perrie,…

Keep to the rules for successful concrete floors

The construction of industrial floors, such as warehousing and factory floors, calls for concrete with specific characteristics, says Bryan Perrie, managing director of The Concrete Institute (TCI), which monthly receives huge volumes of appeals for advice regarding faulty flooring. “It is also important for the tenant or property owner to…

03 Dec 2020
GELITA acquires majority shares in Turkish gelatine producer

GELITA has acquired 65% of shares in Turkish gelatine producer, SelJel. With this Joint Venture, GELITA is further strengthening its…

GELITA acquires majority shares in Turkish gelatine producer

GELITA has acquired 65% of shares in Turkish gelatine producer, SelJel. With this Joint Venture, GELITA is further strengthening its position as the industry’s global leader. The remaining 35% of the shares remain with the founding family Tezman. Halal status With approximately 6 500 metric tons of edible, pharmaceutical and…

19 Nov 2020
DSM launched purpose driven brand strategy

Royal DSM has launched a new brand campaign targeting the human nutrition and health markets. The concept reflects DSM’s evolved…

DSM launched purpose driven brand strategy

Royal DSM has launched a new brand campaign targeting the human nutrition and health markets. The concept reflects DSM’s evolved strategic direction in human nutrition and health as an end-to-end partner within the value chain, by championing the purpose behind the products that help solve the world’s greatest nutritional challenges…

26 Oct 2020
Neossance Squalane – an optimal carrier oil for CBD

The CBD market is expected to be worth $1.7bn by 2025 and brands are quickly finding opportunities in line with the…

Neossance Squalane – an optimal carrier oil for CBD

The CBD market is expected to be worth $1.7bn by 2025 and brands are quickly finding opportunities in line with the regulations to take advantage of this expanding segment.   According to Aprinnova, represented locally by Savannah Fine Chemicals, not only are we seeing new brands emerge based on CBD, we’re also seeing established skin…


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