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CPL Aromas offers EcoBoost Plus

UK fragrance house CPL Aromas launched EcoBoost Plus, a part of its established EcoBoost range. This is said to delivers the same fragrance impact at only 10% or in some cases 5% of the volume

FSAC joins IFRA

The Fragrance Science & Advocacy Council (FSAC) has become the latest national association member of the International Fragrance Association

Nordmann working with Kaffe Bueno

Hamburg-based distributor Nordmann has revealed that it has been distributing several products based on recycled coffee grounds from Danish manufacturer Kaffe Bueno in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia

LipoTrue opens Singapore office

LipoTrue has opened an office in Singapore to cover the APAC region, adding to branch offices in Europe and the US. Iván Marcos has been recruited from a similar role in the food industry to be APAC sales manager, heading all its of its operations

DSM sharpens corporate focus

DSM is simplifying its operating structure and reorganising its activities into three market-focused business groups focused on food and beverage; health, nutrition and care; and, animal nutrition and care

New pectin plant for Cargill

Cargill has opened a $150 million pectin production facility, its fourth in total. This is located at Bebedouro in Brazil’s citrus-growing region, from where the company will be able to source fresh fruit peels to make its complete range

Holiferm to build commercial biosurfactant plant

University of Manchester spin-out Holiferm is to build a commercial-scale biosurfactants plant at Wallasey, UK, after receiving an investment of $7 million in a financing round

Roelmi launches probiotic-derived ingredient for skin care

Roelmi HPC, a specialist in probiotics, has taken its first step into the personal care market with a skin care active called EquiBiotics LRh. This is a probiotic-derived ingredient obtained by the tyndallisation of L. rhamnosus LRH020

Investment into Coptis

Coptis, a French publisher of software for cosmetic laboratories, has received funding from Extens, a fund dedicated to healthcare software publishers, and Clearsight, a Swiss investment fund

Mexico to ban animal testing for cosmetics

Mexico is to become the first country in North America and the 41st worldwide to outlaw the testing of cosmetics on animals after a federal bill won unanimous support in the Senate

LLS Beauty offers new botanical

Lubrizol Life Science - Beauty has launched a new ingredient called Oxylance. This is a botanical extract of Ligustrum lucidum

iPeptide: Improving sleep quality

LipoTrue has shared some new results for its iPeptide, which has also won the 2021 BSB Innovation bronze prize. The company describes iPeptide as “a good sleep biohacking peptide, developed to down-regulate IL-33 expression”

Libra boosts salt-free betaines

Libra Speciality Chemicals, which makes and blends active ingredients for home and personal care and home care applications, has invested £3.5 million in a new plant at its site in Manchester, UK, to make low-salt betaines

Symrise takes a stake in Kobo

Symrise has taken a 25% minority interest in New Jersey-based Kobo Products, a specialist in surface-treated powder pigments and dispersions for cosmetics, and has formed an agreement with Kobo on the future disposition of shares and governance

Cranberry-based anti-ageing ingredient

Silab has launched its latest anti-ageing active ingredient, Peptilium (Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract). This is composed of natural biopeptides purified to 95%. These are obtained by up-cycling cranberry fruit press cake

Clariant takes over Beraca

Clariant has agreed to acquire the 70% of Brazilian speciality personal care company Beraca that it did not own already from the founding Sabará family. This should close in Q4, subject to regulatory approvals

Korea revises Cosmetic Act

On 17 August, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) promulgated the revised Cosmetic Act, which has altered legislation in several important ways

Yon-Ka works with Revieve

Yon-Ka, a French phyto-aromatic plant cell active-based skincare brand that is best known for its Quintessence essential oil complex, is now working with AI technology firm Revieve to deliver “a personalized digital skincare experience”

Amyris and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley launch first collection

US synthetic biotechnology company Amyris has launched Rose, a clean colour cosmetics and skincare brand that is the second of three it will make this summer, together with the Modern Essentials collection

BASF opens care evaluation salon in Nigeria

BASF’s Care Creations has opened an evaluation salon for personal care at its site in Lagos. This is the first of its kind to be launched by a personal care ingredient supplier in Nigeria

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