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
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
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 Grape Seed Extract Company is the latest New Zealand company to
tap the nutraceutical potential of a waste product of a traditional
industry, with an antioxidant extracted from grape seeds left over
by wine-makers using a non-chemical...
Estee Lauder Companies has sold the stila color cosmetics brand to
Stila Corp, an affiliate of Florida-based equity firm Sun Capital
Partners, in a move that aims to concentrate on the more profitable
brands in its portfolio.
Two leading suppliers of Spirulina, a protein rich in vitamins and
used in a variety of natural-based personal care products, have
voiced their concerns over what they believe are over-zealous
regulations that forced them to cease...
Keratec is introducing a new duo of skin health ingredients - one
topical, one oral - which could help traditional supplement
companies move into skin care, and cosmetics companies cross over
German personal care giant Beiersdorf says it wants to achieve a
5.5 per cent of the global market for personal care products by the
year 2010 and will be particularly looking to the markets of China,
India, Brazil and Russia to help...
Despite tough market conditions, particularly in the all-important
German market, Beiersdorf says its preliminary year-end results
indicate sales growth of 5.1 per cent, while profit after tax rose
by 7 per cent.
Rio Tinto, a leading Anglo-Australian mineral producer, has
announced that it will consolidate three of its subsidiaries,
including talc producer Luzenac, with two other subsidiaries to
form Rio Tinto Minerals.