Wellness company Cellular Goods has appointed Nikhil Vijayan in the newly created role of chief supply chain officer as it seeks to reduce its cost base.
Unilever has taken the wraps off a pilot scheme to further increase traceability and transparency in its global palm oil supply chain.
BASF has started supplying its first sustainable castor ingredients to the personal care industry after becoming the first chemical company to be certified according to the SuCCESS (Sustainable Castor Caring for Environmental & Social Standards) Code.
Haltermann Carless has announced it is the first manufacturer to launch cosmetic-grade renewable isododecane (IDD) on an industrial scale.
Symrise has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100% of French high-end fragrance house R. Romani - Société Française d’Aromatiques (SFA Romani).
Shiseido has developed a quick and easy testing method to measure the amount and balance of indigenous skin bacteria in collaboration with Yamato-Esulon and Orcoa.
Givaudan Active Beauty has launched Patchoul’Up, an active ingredient for hair and scalp care made from responsibly sourced distilled patchouli leaves.
Together with StitchCrew, an organisation for early-stage entrepreneurs, BASF’s US subsidiary has launched the Inclusive Beauty Accelerator. This is aimed at “early-stage companies in the personal care and beauty space committed to creating innovative and inclusive products”.