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European organic and natural standards will be released next Spring

10-Oct-2008 - The publication of harmonised European organic and natural standards is just around the corner, according to leading certification bodies at the Natural Beauty Summit.

Dr Straetmans signs Eastern European distribution deal

08-Oct-2008 - Dr Straetmans is expanding into Eastern Europe to capitalise on the growing demand for natural cosmetic ingredients in the region.

Botaneco gains Ecocert approval for oleosome emulsion

07-Oct-2008 - Oil-seed specialist Botaneco has received approval from European certification body Ecocert for the natural emulsion base Hydresia G2.

European naturals market set to break records this year

03-Oct-2008 - The mainstreaming of natural and organic personal care products means that the value of the European market is set to exceed €1.4bn this year.

France leads the way on Fairtrade personal care

01-Oct-2008 - A new market report highlights the fact that strong development in the French natural and organic cosmetic market has given way to the largest market for fair-trade products.

Arylessence launches high-end organic fragrances

24-Sep-2008 - Arylessence has created a range of organic fragrances in response to the growing market demand for luxury ‘green’ products.

Alban Muller launches plant dyes for personal care

17-Sep-2008 - Natural ingredients supplier Alban Muller has launched a range of plant based dyes to add colour to personal care formulations.

Silab showcases new organic ingredients line

11-Sep-2008 - France-based ingredients supplier Silab has been showcasing its recently released organic ingredient lines at New York’s HBA trade show.

BiotechMarine unveils natural-based anti-ageing active

04-Sep-2008 - France-based Biotech Marine has launched a new anti-aging concept called BioFA, which is based on marine-derived phytoplankton and arginine ferrulate.

Eastman executive discusses sustainability

28-Aug-2008 -  The global market development manager for personal care at Eastman discusses how sustainability is changing the face of product development.

Natural glycol obtains EcoCert certification

20-Aug-2008 - DuPont and Tate & Lyle Bio Products has received Eco-Cert certification for Zemea, a petroleum-free glycol that it claims is an industry first.

Symrise expands its range of organic actives

06-Aug-2008 - Symrise has partnered with a Californian producer of botanical extracts as part of plans to become the number one global supplier of green cosmetic ingredients. 

Croda seeks out sustainable marine ingredients

05-Aug-2008 - Croda is on the hunt for new sustainable cosmetic ingredients having signed a three year research agreement with marine biotechnology firm Aquapharm.

Aveda hones in on packaging recycling

28-Jul-2008 - Aveda says it is leading the way in sustainable packaging, having announced what it is claimed to be the first ever scheme in the US to recycle caps.

Alban Muller launches 29 fruit focused actives

16-Jul-2008 - France-based Alban Muller has launched 29 new active ingredients for the global naturals market with "super fruits" at the heart of the offerings.

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