France-based ingredients company Soliance says that the integration
of the Acorane and Somaig companies is proving to be a logical step
towards increasing innovation in its active ingredients, reports
Botaniex says it has received financing of $1.5 million that will
be used to fund the construction of a new production plant in
Guandong Province, China, for the extraction of botanical and
herbal ingredients to supply the global...
Aloecorp, a leading supplier of aloe vera raw materials to the food
and cosmetic industries, says it has secured an international
organic certification for skin care applications, which could prove
a valid alternative to the soon-to-be...
A UK dermatological study into the affects of a compound extracted
from Araroba trees claim they have improved the treatment for
psoriasis. Simon Pitman reports on what could prove to be a
break-through for a condition that affects...
Burke International, the company that has held the trademark for
the name 'rooibos' since 1994, has informed the US Patent and
Trademark Office (USPTO) of its voluntary surrender of the mark,
meaning that other companies...
US-based Rohm and Haas says that it now has worldwide approval for
its key preservative Neolone. Simon Pitman reports on an
ingredient that is being billed as a viable option to the often
controversial parabens family.
The Australian Tea Tree Industry (ATTI)says it is confident that it
can convince EU authorities over the safety of tea tree oil for use
in cosmetics products. The announcement comes following a European
Commission report asking for...
Brazilian cosmetics and personal care company Beraca Ingredients
has launched a new line of active ingredients sourced primarily
from the Brazilian rainforests and said to be completely natural,
reports Simon Pitman.
Quest International has extended its portfolio of natural actives
for skin and haircare, with the launch of two new Indian-sourced
ingredients. Actisculpt is a herbal blend body sculpting
ingredient, while Karanja oil is aimed at...
Sabinsa has launched a new Coffee Bean Extract, which the company
claims has significantly higher anti-oxidant properties than other
similar ingredients on the market - a move that could prove
particularly good news for anti-aging...
Essentially New Zealand says it has been 'overwhelmed' by the
response to the active ingredient Totarol, which it showcased at
last week's In-Cosmetics show. Its natural antibacterial properties
have already proved...