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Anti-ageing products to explode in US

07-Aug-2003 - Demand for anti-ageing products in the US is expected to increase more than 11 per cent each year to $29 billion in 2007, according to...

Colloids company receives new ISO certificate

22-Jul-2003 - French acacia gum supplier Colloïdes Naturels International (CNI) continues to drive its quality management spirit with the news this week that it is now certified...

Russia welcomes cosmetic formulation

21-Jul-2003 - As the domestic manufacturing of cosmetics and household goods in Russia continues to offer significant growth potential, a new exhibition in Moscow this coming September...

Fragrance, keeping it fresh

03-Jul-2003 - Spherix Incorporated has received a patent in the US for its invention to make fragrances last longer. The company reports that the invention consists of...

Facing the future, skin-care research

25-Jun-2003 - Biopharmaceutical Senetek will link up with skin care company Beiersdorf to research a range of compounds. Under terms of the agreement, after the conclusion of...

Arden acquires global Gant license

18-Jun-2003 - Fragrance and beauty products company Elizabeth Arden has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Elizabeth Arden, International has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with...

Commission approval for Degussa-Celanese venture

16-Jun-2003 - German chemicals companies Degussa of Dusseldorf and Celanese of Kronberg today welcomed the European Commission approval for the proposed joint venture between the two companies'...

New strategist for Avon

16-Jun-2003 - From 30 June, Gina R. Boswell wil fill the role of senior vice president, corporate strategy & business development at US company Avon Products. In...

P&G, Wella tender offer results

05-Jun-2003 - Procter & Gamble Germany Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of the beauty and health product manufacturer Procter & Gamble, today announced results from the initial...

Avon reaffirms 2003 outlook

03-Jun-2003 - Avon Products, a world leader in direct selling of beauty and related products, today said it expects sales and earnings per share in the second...

Boyce for President

03-Jun-2003 - Unilever has appointed Kevin Boyce president and chief executive officer of Unilever Cosmetics International. Boyce, 47, began his career with Unilever in 1986 as vice...

Coty signs two new fragrances

02-Jun-2003 - Coty, one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of fragrances, and a leading player in the cosmetics and beauty care categories, announced Friday that...

New face at Revlon

28-May-2003 - Worldwide cosmetics, skin care, fragrance and personal care products company Revlon has appointed Stephanie Klein Peponis to the newly created position of executive vice president,...

New production facility for Oriflame

23-May-2003 - In a bid to meet escalating demand, in particular from Central and Eastern European markets, direct seller Oriflame Cosmetics has acquired a toiletries and fragrances...

Aloecorp extends European partnerships

16-May-2003 - Aloecorp, the world's leading vertically integrated supplier of Aloe vera raw materials, has announced new distributor partnerships in Belgium and the UK, where the use...

Degussa set for steady growth

14-May-2003 - Despite a testing global economic climate, sales remained steady and earnings before interest and taxes rose for German speciality chemicals company Degussa in the first...

Climate knocks 1Q for Henkel

03-May-2003 - In the first quarter of fiscal 2003, German pharmaceutical group Henkel increased sales, adjusted for foreign exchange effects by 2.8 per cent, over the prior-year...

Roche vitamin C production on track

14-Apr-2003 - Swiss pharmaceuticals group Roche says that scale-up work at its vitamin C plants is proceeding as planned. The company has completed environmental investments at the...

Henkel buys stake in Wella

03-Apr-2003 - German pharmaceutical group Henkel has acquired a stake of 6.86 per cent in the share capital of Wella. Through a subsidiary the group obtained 4.99...

Fragrance merger takes form

27-Feb-2003 - Symrise - the new fragrance and flavour synergy. Just four months after the European Commission gave equity group EQT the all clear to buy two...

Givaudan accelerates speciality ingredients focus

16-Jan-2003 - Swiss fragrance and flavours company Givaudan has agreed with Swiss chemical firm Roche to terminate supplies of sunscreen filters out of the Givaudan Vernier site...

Price hike for Rhodia ingredients

01-Jan-2003 - Rhodia Perfumery, Performance & Agro (PPA) has increased the price - from five to ten per cent - for a large range of its products,...

Unilever sells Elizabeth Arden

31-Oct-2002 - Unilever today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Elizabeth Arden business, brands and certain assets to FFI Fragrances based in...

New Silk Road reports new manufacturing contract

03-Oct-2002 - US firm The New Silk Road has formed a manufacturing and marketing partnership with ServiGlobe International Manufacturing, a contract manufacturer based in Montreal, for skin...

Unilever steps TV power

27-May-2002 - The largest advertising deal of its kind in the UK - worth £320 million (€500m) - has been signed by Unilever with Carlton Sales and...