• Rethink how you formulate with Hogo by Symrise

    Creating award-winning solutions is part of Symrise’s DNA. The latest innovative offering from the company is a cosmetic product protection online platform, Hogo by Symrise, which promises to simplify formulation work for manufacturers and brand owners. In Japanese, hogo means protection.

    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…

    03 Dec 2020
    Here’s how much SA companies spent on corporate social investment in 2020

    South African companies spent an estimated R10.7 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year. This represents…

    Here’s how much SA companies spent on corporate social investment in 2020

    South African companies spent an estimated R10.7 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year. This represents a marginal 1.2% growth in real terms from R10.2 billion in 2019, according to CSI consultancy Trialogue. The research was published in the latest Trialogue Business in Society Handbook, released…

    02 Dec 2020
    How to thrive as the labelling industry goes digital

    To help label converters try to understand how they can take the first step into their digital journey, HP is…

    How to thrive as the labelling industry goes digital

    To help label converters try to understand how they can take the first step into their digital journey, HP is releasing a new eBook: Outrun the Future. The Time is Now. How to thrive as the label industry goes digital. 2020 has brought about significant changes in the way we…

    02 Dec 2020
    New countertop dishwasher washes more dishes using less water in half the time

    BASF and Heatworks, a US-based tech firm, have partnered to support the further development of the award-winning Tetra countertop dishwasher…

    New countertop dishwasher washes more dishes using less water in half the time

    BASF and Heatworks, a US-based tech firm, have partnered to support the further development of the award-winning Tetra countertop dishwasher with regard to its cleaning performance. While Heatworks is using its patented Ohmic Array Technology, BASF is supporting the development with its leading portfolio of sustainable products for the cleaning…

    01 Dec 2020
    DuPont to present solutions in line with the biggest trends in the Asian pharma industry

    At CPhl China 2020, from 16 to 18 December, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences will use its insights to help manufacturers…

    DuPont to present solutions in line with the biggest trends in the Asian pharma industry

    At CPhl China 2020, from 16 to 18 December, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences will use its insights to help manufacturers evolve with the biggest trends in the Asian pharma industry. Attendees who visit DuPont booth E3D26 will get an exclusive look at solutions to many of the industry’s most pressing…

    30 Nov 2020
    Sustainable packaging solution revolutionises the cosmetics industry

    Dr of Health Education, Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali has been granted a utility patent by the USPTO for her innovative product and…

    Sustainable packaging solution revolutionises the cosmetics industry

    Dr of Health Education, Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali has been granted a utility patent by the USPTO for her innovative product and packaging system, being sold under the trademark Beauty Sponge Sachet. Each Beauty Sponge Sachet is a complete packaging, storage, cleaning and maintenance system that is manufactured from an antimicrobial coated,…

    30 Nov 2020
    CureVac and WACKER sign contract to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate

    WACKER Chemie has signed a contract with biopharmaceutical company, CureVac, for the manufacturing of CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate CVnCoV. Under…

    CureVac and WACKER sign contract to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate

    WACKER Chemie has signed a contract with biopharmaceutical company, CureVac, for the manufacturing of CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate CVnCoV. Under the terms of the initial agreement, WACKER will ramp up GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) production of the mRNA drug substance for CVnCoV at its biotech site in Amsterdam in the…

    27 Nov 2020
    Goodbye Malaria joins the #AfricaMaskWeek initiative

    A new initiative #AfricaMaskWeek encourages the people of Africa to continue wearing masks as a protective measure against the spread…

    Goodbye Malaria joins the #AfricaMaskWeek initiative

    A new initiative #AfricaMaskWeek encourages the people of Africa to continue wearing masks as a protective measure against the spread of COVID-19. This week marks the launch of #AfricaMaskWeek, an effort led by Pandemic Action Network. Social benefit organisation, Goodbye Malaria supports this drive as it continues to produce and…

    25 Nov 2020
    New book explains the real science behind cosmetics

    At last – a book that explains the real science behind the cosmetics we use. Discovering Cosmetic Science is written…

    New book explains the real science behind cosmetics

    At last – a book that explains the real science behind the cosmetics we use. Discovering Cosmetic Science is written and edited by experts from the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) and published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Editors of the book include Steve Barton, Allan Eastham, Amanda…

    24 Nov 2020
    Summer skin care survival guide for men

    We’ve spend most of 2020 indoors but with summer here and restrictions relaxed we’ll be more inclined to spend time…

    Summer skin care survival guide for men

    We’ve spend most of 2020 indoors but with summer here and restrictions relaxed we’ll be more inclined to spend time outdoors, at the risk of damaging our skin. “While it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is by no means behind us, and all safety precautions such as mask-wearing, sanitising and…

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    25 Jun 2020
    How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

    BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a…

    How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

    BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a changing environment, whether it be internal or external. Qualities of agile businesses include being adaptive, flexible and creative in your response to change without losing momentum (remaining productive) or vision.…

    01 May 2020
    Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

    Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex,…

    Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

    Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex, which continuously invests in technological advancements to meet requirements in diverse industries – has increased production capacity of materials so desperately needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic,” explains Rosa Naidoo,…

    23 Apr 2020
    Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

    Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love.…

    Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

    Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love. Santam, Fairlady and, for the first time this year, Truelove Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country. Best women entrepreneurs If…

    30 Nov 2017
    Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

    Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form…

    Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

    Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form of diabetes, known as “type 3” diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.


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