Ashland plans to increase the number of farms participating in its sustainable guar scheme in India to 5,000 from 250 following a successful pilot.
CPL Aromas has published its sustainability and impact reports detailing the progress the British company has achieved on its road to its 2030 goals.
Specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor DKSH has formed a partnership with Adeka Europe, a Japanese provider of polymer additives, for the Switzerland, Germany, and Austria (DACH) region.
US firm Ultra Chemical has promoted Laura Anderson to the role of sales manager for North America.
Japan’s DIC Corporation has signed an agreement with US startup Checkerspot aimed at developing personal care ingredients from a high-performance polyol derived from microalgae.
Rahn has won a trio of first place prizes at the 2022 BSB Innovation Awards for cosmetics for Myramaze-Essence, Defensil-Pure and Radicare-Eco.
US specialty chemical and ingredient distributor Univar Solutions has appointed Tony Jaillot as vice president of global Beauty & Personal Care.
Beiersdorf will this summer launch in Germany a moisturiser containing an ingredient obtained from recycled carbon dioxide.
The global anti-ageing cosmetics products market was valued at $52.4 billion in 2021 according to analysts ReAnIn.
German chemical distributor OQEMA has acquired French outfit Orosolv to boost its infrastructure and service capabilities in the country.
US synthetic biotechnology company Amyris has started the commissioning of its new fermentation plant in Barra Bonita, Brazil ahead of full operation by the end of June.
IFF-Lucas Meyer Cosmetics won the Gold Active Ingredient Award at in-cosmetics Global 2022 in Paris for Wastar Pink Berry.
P&G Beauty has joined Solvay’s Sustainable Guar Initiative (SGI) aimed at developing sustainable guar production at scale within the Bikaner desert district of Rajasthan, India.
Clinical research has found Indian sandalwood oil is a powerful antioxidant and offers protection against blue light damage, after 2021 cellular research found it to be more potent than lipophilic antioxidant vitamin E (alpha tocopherol).
Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will exclusively distribute natural-origin ingredients for personal care made by French manufacturer Laboratoires Expanscience in the DACH region (excluding French-speaking Switzerland) and Poland.
Seppic has launched Cosmetic Mixology, a duo of “robust and sensorial” formulations to tap into the home-made cosmetics trend.
Royal DSM has appointed Edson Barros as senior director of R&D, innovation and marketing.
The global pandemic has left a lasting impression on consumers around the world, creating dynamic shifts in beauty lifestyles and priorities according to the latest trends analysis undertaken by Mintel for the in-cosmetics Global trade show in Paris this week.