Industry News

  • Mastertaste Funds

    February 14, 2006
    l Mastertaste, Teterboro, NJ, is sponsoring a three-year research project with the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the research institute focused on the basic science of taste and smell. The goal is to increase understanding of a perceptual process ca…


  • An In-Depth Look at Consumers

    February 14, 2006
    l The 3rd Annual Cosmeceuticals: New Science, Trends, Patents, Claims & Growth Opportunities is a a senior executive forum designed for senior executives responsible for, but not limited to research, development, concept creation, marketing and d…


  • Product Line Aides Cosmetology Students

    February 14, 2006
    The American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) in partnership with Marianna Industries launched the “Create Professional” product line at AACS’ Annual Convention after several years of development. The line features shampoos…


  • P&G Signs Agreements With Nanotech Firms

    February 14, 2006
    Procter & Gamble Co. chief executive Alan G. Lafley, calling nanotechnology “fascinating,” said his company has inked confidentiality agreements with three nanotech firms to share ideas and technologies. “We’re not the on…


  • Second U.S. Patent Issued to Skinvisible

    February 14, 2006
    Skinvisible, Inc., a topical drug delivery company, announced that it has been issued a second patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protecting the ‘Polymer Composition’ of the Company’s Invisicare polymer delivery system.…


  • P&G Professional Launches the Dawn Arsenal

    February 14, 2006
    l P&G Professional announced its Dawn Arsenal of grease-fighting products designed to effectively clean the toughest challenges in the food service industry. The Dawn Arsenal line up includes Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent, Dawn Packets, Dawn…


  • Croda: Mary Kay

    January 10, 2006
    Croda Inc. was awarded Supplier of the Year by Mary Kay, Inc. “Croda’s creativity and ability to consistently bring new meaningful products to Mary Kay’s R&D department” was cited as a contributing factor to the deci…


  • VVF Opens Office in NJ

    January 10, 2006
    VVF Opens Office in NJ ● VVF Ltd. marks its entry into the North American market with the opening of a U.S. branch office in New Jersey. Neil Burns, an executive with an extensive background in the global specialty chemical business, will…


  • Therapy Systems Opens First Free Standing Store

    January 10, 2006
    Therapy Systems Opens First Free Standing Store ● Skincare brand Therapy Systems opened its first free-standing store in December in Nashville, TN in The Mall at Green Hills. The Therapy Systems concept store is a new approach to retaili…


  • Women In Flavor and Fragrance Host 23rd Open Dinner

    January 10, 2006
    Women in Flavor and Fragrance Host 23rd Open Dinner ● The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce honored Valerie Jacklin, director, Worldwide Ingredients, Flavor Technology, Pepsico, Inc at their 23rd annual open dinner. Each year at the…


  • 5K Run/Walk Supports Women with Cancer

    January 10, 2006
    5K Run/Walk Supports Women With Cancer ● Uniqema announced that the 6th annual New Ideas 5K Run/Walk for Charity will be held April 15 in Barcelona, Spain during In-Cosmetics. The event, which caters to both runners and walkers, has been…


  • Tom's of Maine Toothpaste Earns ADA Seal of Acceptance

    January 10, 2006
    Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste Earns ADA Seal of Acceptance ● Tom’s of Maine’s Natural Goofy Grape Anticavity Fluoride Toothpaste Liquid Gel for Children has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.…


  • Integrates Two Divisions

    January 10, 2006
    Integrates Two Divisions ● Markwins Beauty Products and Markwins International Cosmetics have been consolidated into a new division for the U.S. and Canada named Markwins North America. The company also announced that James R. Koeppl, th…


  • Cognis and Golden Hope Expand Oleochemicals

    January 10, 2006
    Cognis and Golden Hope Expand Oleochemicals ● Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and Golden Hope Plantations Berhad agreed to expand the scope of their existing joint venture with the transfer of Cognis’ global oleochemicals and…


  • The Fragrance Foundation Elects 2006 Board

    January 10, 2006
    The Fragrance Foundation Elects 2006 Board ● The Fragrance Foundation announced its newly elected chairman and members of the Board for 2006. Donald J. Loftus, president and chief executive officer, P&G Prestige Products, Inc., has b…