Chinese MSG exporters to EU to pay stiff anti-dumping tariffs
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping tariffs of almost
40 per cent on monosodium glutamate (MSG) imported to the EU from
China, following an investigation into the effects of lower-priced
imports on EU industry.
NuSkin expands in key Asian markets
US specialist skin care player NuSkin has announced its expansion
into the key Asian markets with the launch of new skin care
products in the region.
Kao and Kanebo aim to fully integrate logistics by 2010
Having acquired Kanebo Cosmetics in 2005, the logistics operations
for the two businesses are now in the throes of a massive
integration operation as part of aims to fully synthesize the
Symrise strengthens position in Asian markets
Flavours and fragrance company Symrise will open a creative centre
in Shanghai, China in an attempt to capitalise on the potential of
this growing market.
World's first hypoallergenic lavender oil launched
Lavender oil is a frequently used fragrance for personal care
products but as it has been linked to contact dermatitis
formulators have been known to steer clear of the ingredient.
Evonik launch sustainable soy extract
Germany-based ingredients player Evonik Goldschmidt has added a
soybean extract to its naturals range with moisturising and sensory
Luxury skin care bought out by Laura Mercier
Gurwitch Products, manufacturers of Laura Mercier cosmetics, has
bought RéVive skincare in an attempt to enlarge its product
Mintel reveals unusual new skin care ingredients
Mintel has uncovered an array of ingredients that are more commonly
associated with the contents of a witch's cauldron than skin care
Faces Cosmetics appoints new CEO to tackle developing markets
Faces Cosmetics has appointed a new CEO for international
markets who will be charged with growing the business in
some of the world's fastest growing developing markets.
Indian backing for Sabinsa resveratrol research
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.
Animal testing claims dominate ethical trend
Cruelty-free claims have increased exponentially on beauty products
over the last two years as the EU ban on animal testing edges ever
Edible beauty products don't seduce US consumers
Beauty foods have captured the imagination of European consumers
but the global trend has yet to catch on in the US, according to
Risdon creates innovative lipstick packaging for Avon
Risdon International has created a new lipstick packaging for Avon
- Pro-To-Go -which has been designed to enable the user to apply
the lipstick using one hand.
Atrium spins off active ingredients division
Atrium Innovations has spun off its Active Ingredients &
Specialty Chemicals Division to form the Unipex Group, based in
Italy number one for antioxidant-rich kiwi supply
Supplies to food and supplements makers for the fruit that packs a
powerful antioxidant punch continue to grow as Italy, the world's
largest producer of kiwis, reports strong production figures for