• Bell Flavors & Fragrances Opens Innovation Center in Mexico

    • MEXICO:  Bell Flavors & Fragrances has opened a state-of-the-art innovation center in its Guadalajara, Mexico operation. The 900-square-meter facility, Centro Innovación Bell (CIB), uses both sustainable “green” bui…

  • Persil 2in1 Wins Product of the Year

    • UNITED KINGDOM: As part of the 2013 Product of the Year Awards, laundry detergent Persil 2in1 was voted No. 1 in the Innovative Care Category. Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. W…

  • European Travelers Demand Cleanliness

    • SWITZERLAND: A P&G Professional European study reveals guests expect a “spring clean standard of cleanliness all year round.” According to a recent study by P&G Professional, 61% of European customers expect operators to ma…

  • LVMH Helps Restore Classic Film

    • FRANCE: As part of its commitment to the cultural and creative heritage of France and Europe, LVMH—parent to Christian Dior, Guerlain, and Benefit Cosmetics among other beauty brands—supported the digital restoration of “The…

  • Evonik Extracts Honored At Industry Events

    • CHINA & FRANCE: Evonik’s Tego Arjuna S was selected as an innovative product in the anti-aging category at the 2013 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards at PCHi 2013 in the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center. Tego Ar…

  • Lubrizol Joins Active Organics At FCE Cosmetique 2013

    • BRAZIL: At the FCE Cosmetique in São Paulo Brazil, May 15-17, The Lubrizol Corporation’s Personal and Home Care team introduced Active Organics, Inc. to the South Latin American market concentrating on Brazil. Active Organics, ac…

  • Beiersdorf’s New Skin Analysis Method

    • GERMANY: Beiersdorf’s new method of skin analysis, called Maldi Imaging, combines chemical, physical and image analysis techniques to yield new information about skin biology. “With Maldi Imaging hundreds of the substances that ma…

  • Natural Cosmetics Masterclass Held in Dubai

    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Natural and organic cosmetic sales in the Middle East are increasing more than 20% a year; however, few indigenous brands are benefiting from high consumer demand. Organic Monitor research finds European brands are mainly…

  • Natural Cosmetics Masterclass in Dubai

    First class in region begins May 29.

  • Symrise Opens New Research Center

    Holzminden facility represents €10 million investment

  • Fine Fragrance

    Bell Opens Innovation Center in Mexico

    Serving Mexican, Latin American markets.

  • Unilever Expands Organic Line

    Unilever Expands Organic Line's Reach

    Timotei Organic Delight heading to UK

  • Amway To Expand in Vietnam

    Amway To Expand in Vietnam

    $20 million manufacturing investment.

  • NuSkin Eyes $1 Billion in China by 2014

    • CHINA: In connection with its annual incentive trip for Greater China sales leaders, Nu Skin Enterprises reiterated its goal of reaching $1 billion in annual revenue in the Greater China region by 2014. “In 2010, when we…

  • Biosil Appoints New Distributor in Canada

    Taps Azelis Canada Ltd.

  • Vantage Specialty Chemicals Opens Office in Mumbai

    • INDIA: Lipo Chemicals has announced that Vantage Specialty Chemicals has a new location in India. The office in Mumbai has been created in response to the demand of its multinational customers and growing personal care market in India. T…

  • Opportunities for Devices In Chinese Market

    • CHINA: With the Chinese market boasting nearly 100% growth in 2012 and double-digit growth recorded across all surveyed regions, the largely under-penetrated but booming at-home skin care devices market suggests even greater opportunity f…

  • Symrise Acquires Belmay, Gets Nod from China SFDA

    • GERMANY: Symrise has acquired the global fragrance business of the Belmay Group, an international developer and manufacturer of fragrances and perfume oils. With this acquisition, Symrise is taking another strategically important step tow…

  • Cosmoprof Worldwide Attendance Increases

    • ITALY: Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna closed its 2013 edition with record-breaking attendance figures—193,842 visitors, a 14% increase, including 48,823 from abroad, which was up 22%. According to show organizers, there were 2,390 exhi…

  • Ukraine Considers Limiting Phosphates

    • UKRAINE: According to the Ukrainian Journal, the Cabinet of Ministers has proposed, starting in 2014, to gradually reduce the permissible level of phosphates in synthetic cleaning products that are made, imported or sold in the country.…