In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Chris Sayner, Vice President of Customer Alliances Corporate Sustainability, Croda International Plc explains how the ingredients supplier role has evolved with the mounting industry...
Eco-sunscreen brand Sôvée is to be the first cosmetics company to use a clear packaging film based on renewable resources, specially developed by Italian Mater-Bi manufacturer Novamont to protect its products.
Ingredient suppliers AkzoNobel and BASF are part of a major Dutch consortium which has announced plans to establish a national research centre focused on tackling important energy and chemistry issues associated with the growing depletion of the finite...
According to natural ingredients supplier Naturex, in order to maintain consumer loyalty, manufacturers need to rely on a strong partner that has complete control over all aspects of the ingredient production process.
Now is the time for full clarity over natural and naturally-derived ingredients according to Organic Monitor’s Judi Beerling, who will be addressing the topic at the upcoming in-cosmetics show in Paris in April.
France-based natural and organic cosmetic association Cosmebio and its ingredient supplier counterpart FPS-Covrec, have collaborated in a move aimed at further promoting natural cosmetics, both in France and internationally.
Switzerland-based specialty chemical distributor Staerkle & Nagler has been acquired by market expansion specialist DKSH in a move that aims to compliment its existing performance materials business in Asia.
UK retail chain Marks and Spencer has focused on lessening environmental impact as well as the right design for its latest personal care range by using PET bottles that incorporate 30 per cent PCR material.
Evonik becomes the latest supplier to the cosmetics and personal care industry to raise its prices, adding to the growing problem of rising costs that is affecting businesses throughout the supply chain.
Germany experienced a “significant increase “ in turnover for aluminium packaging across cosmetics as well as food and pharmaceuticals in 2010 as the sector recovered from recession, said the national trade body.
Continued challenges in the retail environment and the added
spectra of rising commodity costs means that Procter & Gamble
is reckoning on cutting costs in a number of business areas in
order to sustain strong growth.
Solid nine month sales for fine chemicals and ingredients player
Cognis are driven by particularly strong sales growth for the
company's Care Chemicals division - but profits are hit by
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years.