Functional foods are generally defined as products imbued with
additional nutrients with health-promoting properties. But the
industry needs to be wary of foods that present no actual health
benefit from piggy-backing on the popularity...
Marinova's new fucoidan facility in Hobart, Tasmania, is on
schedule to commence operations from next month, offering fucoidans
from a broader range of microalgae species for cosmetic and
Avon Products China says it has now employed 114,000 sales staff in
China and is in the process of hiring a further 31,000 recruits
just four months after it was awarded its first direct sales
license in the country.
Although the market for male-specific cosmetics products in
Australia and New Zealand has grown enormously in recent years,
experts say that the characteristics of the market mean that 'the
bloke's bloke still reigns supreme'.
Having soft launched a new range of men's grooming products on the
Australian retail market, Eyre BioBotanics says it is readying to
unleash the naturals-based line on the North American retail
Tapping into significant market growth, US cosmetic and fragrance
giant Estee Lauder says it is to establish an affiliate company in
Istanbul, Turkey, with more than 300 employees and talk of further
growth to come.
French manufacturer Serac has launched Cronos, a filling and
capping line specifically designed to focus on the issues of
flexibility, precision and cleanliness in cosmetic and
The Jamaican government's plan to rapidly expand into the
nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industry has culminated in a three
year program carried out by the Jamaican Scientific Research
Council (SRC) to develop a host of natural-based...