International

  • Shiseido Enters Tunisia

    January 30, 2013
    TUNISIA: Shiseido Co., has started to sell its cosmetics in the Republic of Tunisia. The products, including its global brand Shiseido prestige skin care and makeup lines, will be sold at prestige cosmetics and perfumery retail outlets by conclu…


  • Winning Brands Sends 1000+ Stain Remover to England

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: Winning Brand’s 1000+ Stain Removeris headed to the UK consumer market. Repair Products Ltd., London, has been named the first authorized importer and retailer in the UK. Serbia, which is not currently a member of the EU, w…


  • Oriflame Concludes Diamond Conference

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Oriflame wrapped up its 45th anniversary celebration at its Diamond Conference in Rio de Janeiro. More than 1,000 participants, including Oriflame’s top leaders, gathered for the occasion, which kicked off on Jan. 23. The conferen…


  • Herbalife Enters Uruguay

    January 30, 2013
    URUGUAY: Herbalife Ltd. has begun operations in Uruguay, opening a distribution center in the capital city of Montevideo. The move marks the 17th market in the company’s South America/Central America region under the direction of managing…


  • Zep Completes Hale Group Purchase

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: Zep Europe B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zep Inc., has completed the purchase of all of the shares of Hale Group Limited, a firm based in the UK, effective Jan. 31, 2012. The purchase details were not disclosed, however, Ze…


  • P&G Gets London Ready for Olympics

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has joined forces with Procter & Gamble, a worldwide partner of the London 2012 Olympic Games, to deliver the Mayor’s annual Capital Clean-up campaign, which is now called the P&G C…


  • Clariant Lays Cornerstone For New Innovation Center

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: The cornerstone of a new €100 million Clariant Innovation Center was officially laid during a ceremony today at the Industriepark Höchst in Frankfurt. During the next several months, the Swiss specialty chemicals firm will bu…


  • Ecolab Makes Acquisition In Brazil

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Ecolab Inc. has acquired Econ Indústria e Comércio de Produtos de Higiene e Limpeza Ltda., a provider of cleaning and sanitizing products and services to the Brazilian foodservice industry. Based in São Paulo, Brazil…


  • Takasago Investing $10 Million In Chennai Site

    January 30, 2013
    INDIA: Takasago International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., the regional subsidiary of publicly listed Takasago International Corp, will invest $10 million to set up a new manufacturing and research facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The new Indian faci…


  • CPL Creates Juice for Pop Band

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: South Korean pop band Kara and its exclusive fragrance partner, 3CY, have collaborated with CPL Aromas to formulate its first signature fragrance, KARA 5 Jewel, aka K5J. K5J debuted exclusively at selected retail stores and outlets in Ja…


  • Ringier, HAPPI China Present China Personal Care & Cosmetic Innovation Awards

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: Ringier Trade Media Ltd. and Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions Co., Ltd. have announced the winners of the 2012 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards (CPCIA 2012). The 2012 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards i…


  • Soliance Names Chinese Distributor

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: French firm Soliance has named Guangzhou Ownsnow Chemical Co., Ltd. as its exclusive distributor in China. With two offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai and a 12-year experience in cosmetic distribution, Ownsnow will help develop Soliance ex…


  • Mintel Offers China Report Series

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: An in-depth report examining Chinese consumer behavior is available from Mintel. The report titles will run every month throughout the year, each focusing on a separate CPG, foodservice, retail and lifestyle sector and will be the only re…


  • Ecolab Expands Trans-Fat Dissolver to EMEA

    January 30, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Exelerate ZTF, Ecolab’s cleaning solution that dissolves low trans fat oil residue from processing equipment and surfaces, is now available to food manufacturers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “Th…


  • Natural & Organic Awards 2012 Winners Announced

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: The winners of the 2012 Natural and Organic Awards were announced at a prestigious awards ceremony in London on April 1 during the Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show.Approximately 450 industry professionals attended…