All news articles for April 2013

F&F focus for BASF and PCG in Asia-Pacific with ingredients investment

F&F focus for BASF and PCG in Asia-Pacific with ingredients investment

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Chemical players BASF and Petronas have reaffirmed their commitment to Asia-Pacific with further investment in their aroma ingredients project which will look to meet the growing demand of local personal care firms, as well as in the home, pharmaceutical...

FDA cancels J&J's cosmetics licence at Mumbai plant

FDA cancels J&J's cosmetics licence at Mumbai plant

By Michelle Yeomans

Johnson & Johnson's licence to manufacture cosmetics at its facility in Mulund, a Mumbai suburb, has been cancelled by Maharashtra’s Food & Drug Administration, following complaints of carcinogenic substances residue in its talcum powder.

Fred Hassan

Avon director resigns after just four months

By Simon Pitman

Avon Products has confirmed that its non-executive chairman, Fred Hassan, has resigned from the board of directors, while announcing his replacement with immediate effect.

BB,CC,DD creams - What’s next from Asia?

Asia in Focus

BB,CC,DD creams - What’s next from Asia?

By Michelle Yeomans

From whitening to BB/CC creams and TCM ingredients, the Asian markets are now more than ever providing new sources of inspiration and development to western markets. Here, Cosmetics Design speaks to the experts on what we can expect to see next from the...

Yonwoo continues its success in Asia and looks to new markets

Yonwoo continues its success in Asia and looks to new markets

By Michelle Yeomans

The South Korean cosmetics packaging maker is continuing to bode well on the Asian markets, growing from $20 million in sales in 2002 to $150 million ten years on, a run it attributes to its key strategy of financially committing to innovation.  

Lucas Meyer acquires Australian botanicals firm

Lucas Meyer acquires Australian botanicals firm

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Aussie ingredients supplier Southern Cross Botanicals has been acquired by Lucas Meyer as the Unipex subsidiary looks to take advantage of the rich biodiversity in Australia and boost its portfolio.