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CP Kelco partners with Exopolymer to develop next-gen biopolymers

US firm CP Kelco is partnering with compatriot biotech outfit ExoPolymer to develop and commercialise a portfolio of functional ingredients for the personal care industry.

Unilever CEO Alan Jope to retire at end of next year

Unilever chief executive Alan Jope has informed the British company’s board that he is to retire by the end of 2023 after five years in the role.

PBL Technology scoops IFSCC Congress showcase prize

PBL Technology, in partnership with the University of East Anglia, won the Innovation in Action Technology Showcase Challenge at the 32nd IFSCC Congress in London.

Spate sees spiking interest in face tightening

Cosmetics trend analysts Spate has reported growing US interest in face tightening that reveals consumers are looking to tighten up through the use of skin products and/or procedures.

Pierre Fabre appoints Frédéric Ennabli to lead personal care unit

French firm Pierre Fabre has appointed Frédéric Ennabli to lead its Dermo-Cosmetics & Personal Care Business Unit from 1 October.

Ashland hikes prices by 15% due to inflation pressures

US speciality chemicals firm Ashland will increase prices by up to 15%, or as contracts allow, effective from 1 October.

BASF partners with RiKarbon on emollients derived from bio-waste

BASF and RiKarbon, a US-based technology start-up, have signed a partnership contract to exclusively license and commercialise the latter’s bio-waste technology for personal care ingredients.

Safic-Alcan enters South America with Brazil acquisitions

French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan has established a new Brazil business unit and acquired a pair of local companies.

BASF presents new research findings at IFSCC Congress

BASF has presented its latest personal care research findings at this year’s International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London.

Aussie fucoidan maker Marinova set to triple manufacturing capacity

Australian fucoidan maker Marinova has kicked off a A$5m ($US3.33m) expansion of its manufacturing facility in Tasmania.

SCS Formulate to introduce Mixing Demonstrations at 2022 show

The SCS Formulate trade show, which focuses on personal care raw materials, ingredients and formulation services, will introduce Mixing Demonstrations at this year’s event in November.

Technology to lead the charge at in-cosmetics Formulation Summit

The in-cosmetics Formulation Summit in London next month will explore how advances in science and technology are driving emerging trends in cosmetic formulations.

LipoTrue eyes expansion with opening of Milan sales office

Spanish cosmetic active ingredient supplier LipoTrue has opened a commercial office in Milan, Italy.

Roelmi HPC celebrates platinum CSR rating

Roelmi HPC has secured a Platinum rating from the sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis in recognition of the Italian active ingredient supplier’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) achievements.

Global Amines fires up Indonesia fatty amines production plant

Global Amines has commissioned a fatty amines production plant in Surabaya, Indonesia.

CLR Berlin pushes button on new CSR programme

German cosmetic ingredient supplier CLR Berlin has launched a new CSR (corporate social responsibility) programme named ‘Acting together’.

Jojoba Desert scores Fair for Life certification hat-trick

Jojoba oil producer Jojoba Desert has been granted Fair for Life certification for 2022, the third year in a row the Israeli firm has earned this status.

Locus Performance Ingredients enters EU surfactants market

US firm Locus Performance Ingredients’ full lines of Ferma and Amphi lactonic and linear sophorolipid biosurfactants have REACH registrations from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

Gattefossé co-develops 3D bioprinted skin chips to improve in vitro tests

French companies Gattefossé and CTIBiotech have developed what is claimed to be the world’s first bioimpedance 3D bioprinted skin chips to link cosmetics lab testing to humans.

Quintis Sandalwood recognised for sustainable forest management

Quintis has achieved certifications from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)/Responsible Wood, both of which validate Quintis’ sustainable management of its Indian sandalwood forests.

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