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05 May 2020
Five active ingredients by BASF certified as organic

Five active ingredients by BASF for cosmetics and body care products have been approved as organic according to COSMOS-standard. This…

Five active ingredients by BASF certified as organic

Five active ingredients by BASF for cosmetics and body care products have been approved as organic according to COSMOS-standard. This includes the active ingredients Dulcemin from sweet almond seed flour, Lipofructyl on the basis of Argan oil as well as the skin care ingredient Elestan extracted from the leaves of…

21 Apr 2020
Ingredion to acquire controlling stake in Pure Circle

Ingredion and PureCircle have reached an agreement on the terms for Ingredion to acquire a controlling 75% stake in PureCircle,…

Ingredion to acquire controlling stake in Pure Circle

Ingredion and PureCircle have reached an agreement on the terms for Ingredion to acquire a controlling 75% stake in PureCircle, a producer of stevia sweeteners for the global food and beverage industries. The proposed acquisition has been approved by the boards of both companies. The companies expect the transaction to…

01 Apr 2020
CLR launches Virtual Exhibition to debut Cutibiome CLR

CLR is replacing its physical presence at in-cosmetics Global, which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with a virtual…

CLR launches Virtual Exhibition to debut Cutibiome CLR

CLR is replacing its physical presence at in-cosmetics Global, which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with a virtual exhibition. New situations ask for new, creative approaches. Because of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), many exhibitions and conferences have been either cancelled or postponed in recent weeks. Among these…

31 Mar 2020
Clariant launches an efficient natural choice for cosmetics preservation

Clariant has launched the next generation preservation booster Velsan Flex for both traditional and natural formulations. The 93 percent RCI…

Clariant launches an efficient natural choice for cosmetics preservation

Clariant has launched the next generation preservation booster Velsan Flex for both traditional and natural formulations. The 93 percent RCI (Renewable Carbon Index) innovation is highly versatile and effective in combination with all preservative types, enabling a reduction of typical preservative by as much as 50 percent while still achieving…

25 Feb 2020
Destress your skin with a safe and natural CBD alternative from Beraca

Beraca is set to launch two innovative products at in-cosmetics Global, taking place from 31 March to 2 April at…

Destress your skin with a safe and natural CBD alternative from Beraca

Beraca is set to launch two innovative products at in-cosmetics Global, taking place from 31 March to 2 April at Fira de Barcelona-Gran Via Venue, in Barcelona, Spain. The first one is Beracare CBA – Cannabinoid Active System – an active compound with proven efficacy to decrease the effects of…

24 Feb 2020
What does ‘natural’ mean in cosmetics labelling?

AUTHOR: Dr Somia EL Azzab, senior toxicologist, health, environmental and regulatory services Despite widespread use of the term ‘natural’ in…

What does ‘natural’ mean in cosmetics labelling?

AUTHOR: Dr Somia EL Azzab, senior toxicologist, health, environmental and regulatory services Despite widespread use of the term ‘natural’ in personal care products, the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has not officially defined the term and has not released any guidelines on its use. However, the ISO…

21 Feb 2020
Evonik acquires phytochemical company Wilshire Technologies

Evonik concluded a purchase agreement to acquire Wilshire Technologies, a supplier of  phytochemicals and derivatives to the global cosmetic and…

Evonik acquires phytochemical company Wilshire Technologies

Evonik concluded a purchase agreement to acquire Wilshire Technologies, a supplier of  phytochemicals and derivatives to the global cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, headquartered in Princeton NJ, USA. The new home for the cosmetics part of Wilshire’s product portfolio will be in Evonik’s Care Solutions business line. Sustainable and renewable sources…

06 Feb 2020
Azelis expands its presence in India with acquisition of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem

Azelis has announced it will acquire 100 percent of the distribution and Indent business of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem, an Indian…

Azelis expands its presence in India with acquisition of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem

Azelis has announced it will acquire 100 percent of the distribution and Indent business of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem, an Indian specialty distributor for the pharmaceutical industry. Founded in 1951 and headquartered in Mumbai, the company has a very good reputation in the pharmaceutical sector in India, serving reputable international and…

23 Jan 2020
Clariant’s Envisioning Beauty presents plenty for 20 at in-cosmetics

To celebrate the start of the roaring twenties, Clariant Personal Care has announced that at least 20 new premium formulations…

Clariant’s Envisioning Beauty presents plenty for 20 at in-cosmetics

To celebrate the start of the roaring twenties, Clariant Personal Care has announced that at least 20 new premium formulations and products will come from its Envisioning Beauty brand during 2020. And many will debut this spring at in-cosmetics Global. Following Envisioning Beauty’s introduction at the 2019 tradeshow, Clariant turns…

04 Dec 2019
Solvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives

To satisfy the growing demand for true-to-nature products Solvay has doubled its production capacity of Rhovanil Natural Crystal White (CW)…

Solvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives

To satisfy the growing demand for true-to-nature products Solvay has doubled its production capacity of Rhovanil Natural Crystal White (CW) capacity to reach 120 metric tons. Rhovanil Natural CW has a typical pure, sweet, long-lasting vanillin profile, key to formulating competitive and consistent natural flavours Natural flavouring Solvay’s Rhovanil Natural…

15 Nov 2019
Lumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of the ingestible skincare market, has launched a new wellness extract specially…

Lumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of the ingestible skincare market, has launched a new wellness extract specially created to support aging beautifully.

28 Oct 2019
Palsgaard achieves carbon-neutral production

Amid growing consumer demand for sustainable food products in Europe, emulsifier specialist Palsgaard will be showcasing its carbon-neutral approach at…

Palsgaard achieves carbon-neutral production

Amid growing consumer demand for sustainable food products in Europe, emulsifier specialist Palsgaard will be showcasing its carbon-neutral approach at Food Ingredients Europe (3 to 5 December in Paris). Palsgaard, known as the inventor of the modern plant-based food emulsifier, achieved carbon-neutral production last year after cutting net emissions from…

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