International


  • Mintel Offers China Report Series

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Soliance Names Chinese Distributor

    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…
    01.30.13

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

    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…
    01.30.13

  • CPL Creates Juice for Pop Band

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Takasago Investing $10 Million In Chennai Site

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Ecolab Makes Acquisition In Brazil

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Clariant Lays Cornerstone For New Innovation Center

    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…
    01.30.13

  • P&G Gets London Ready for Olympics

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Zep Completes Hale Group Purchase

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Herbalife Enters Uruguay

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Oriflame Concludes Diamond Conference

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Winning Brands Sends 1000+ Stain Remover to England

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Shiseido Enters Tunisia

    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…
    01.30.13

  • Honeywell Expands HUG Student Competition

    AUSTRALIA: Honeywell has expanded its annual Asia Pacific Honeywell Users’ Group (HUG) Student Competition. The competition, which was launched in 2008 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and in 2010 in the Americas, is designed t…
    01.30.13

  • Arizona Chemical Names Distributors in Israel, UK

    ISRAEL/UK: Arizona Chemical has entered into agreements with distributors overseas. The company has inked a deal with Orokia Israel Ltd., to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers in Israel. Orokia will offer…
    01.30.13

  • London To Host Natural & Organic Products Europe

    UNITED KINGDOM: The Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show at London’s Olympia, which will be held April 1-2, will provide visitors with increased opportunity to expand their international ranges, with exhibitors from more than 2…
    01.30.13

  • Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    GERMANY: The executive board and the supervisory board of Beiersdorf AG decided on a further realignment of the company’s structures and processes to strengthen its regional focus.     More re…
    01.30.13

  • Arizona Chemical Forms Legal Trade Unit in China

    CHINA: Arizona Chemical has formed Arizona Chemical Limited, a China Trading Company, which will operate out of the company’s office in Shanghai, China and will provide local sales, marketing, technical support, customer service and supp…
    01.30.13

  • PCD is Feb. 8 and 9 in Paris

    FRANCE: Packaging and dispensing systems are major components in the success of a perfume or beauty product like makeup. For the consumer, it is the packaging that conveys the brand image. It must catch his or her attention, protect and preser…
    01.30.13

  • 50 BASF Products AreCosmos-Approved

    GERMANY: BASF’s business unit Personal Care Europe has announced that 50 of its products have been evaluated and approved for compliance with the Cosmos standard. Developed by Europe’s leading NGOs for natural and organic cosmetics…
    01.30.13