International

  • São Paulo Hosts Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    August 1, 2012
    • BRAZIL: Organic Monitor is taking its Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to Latin America. Taking place in São Paulo, Sept. 24-26, the summit tackles major business and technical issues associated with green cosmetics and sustainability. Fo…


  • Sixth IFRA Compliance Cycle Is Clear

    August 1, 2012
    • GERMANY: The sixth cycle of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Compliance Program, covering the period of May 2011 to May 2012, did not find any substances in violation of the IFRA Code of Practice in any of the selected products…


  • Active Concepts Taps Forte Ingredients

    August 1, 2012
    • CANADA: Forte Ingredients Inc. is now distributing the Active Concepts product line across Canada. Active Concepts is a leading manufacturer of specialty cosmetic and personal care ingredients, with a focus on extraction technology, bioferm…


  • Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China

    August 1, 2012
    • CHINA: Ecolab and China’s State Food and Drug Administration Institute for Executive Development (SFDAIED) are partnering to conduct food safety training that aligns with the recent introduction of China’s five-year food safety p…


  • Jo Malone Sets Up Shop in Dubai Duty Free

    August 1, 2012
    Officials from the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (from L to R) on hand at the Jo Malone opening were Jean-Charles Seite, VP/general manager-travel retailing Europe-Middle East-Africa; Cedric Prouve, group president; Fabrizio…


  • Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China

    Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China

    August 1, 2012
    Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China


  • A Lux Deo Heading to India

    June 29, 2012
    • MUMBAI: According to press reports, Unilever plans to expand the Lux brand into the deodorant segment in India. Unilever has expanded the 112-year-old Lux brand into a range of body and hair wash products, but this is the first time it is r…


  • Silab’s New Unit in Brazil to serve South America

    June 29, 2012
     BRAZIL: To sustain its growth and development strategy, Silab has opened Silab South America, in São Paulo, Brazil. The unit will be dedicated to the promotion of the company’s natural cosmetic active ingredients towards all direc…


  • A Lux Deo Heading to India

    June 29, 2012
    A Lux Deo Heading to India


  • PG Will Move beauty/Personal care HQ to Asia

    June 4, 2012
     SINGAPORE: Procter & Gamble will move its skin care, cosmetics and personal care headquarters from Cincinnati, OH to Singapore during the next year, bringing its office closer to the markets where steady sales growth is projected. Citing A…


  • Coty Opens New Flagship Office in Geneva

    Coty Opens New Flagship Office in Geneva

    April 30, 2012
    SWITZERLAND: Coty Inc. has opened a new corporate facility near Geneva, Switzerland. The flagship offices, located in Versoix (Canton Geneva), will complement its headquarters activities in New York and Paris, according to the company.…


  • Nutricosmetics: The Next Big Thing

    Nutricosmetics: The Next Big Thing

    April 30, 2012
    During recent interviews with China’s nutraceutical manufacturers, one of the most frequent questions I have been asking is, “what effects do you expect the upcoming Regulation on Supervision and Administration of Functional (Health) Food…


  • SC Johnson Tests Membership Club Concept in Ghana

    April 2, 2012
    GHANA: Cornell University’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise and SC Johnson have launched WOW, a membership-based club that offers products and services to help low-income homemakers care for their homes and families, in the village of…


  • News from Latin America

    News from Latin America

    Sueli Ortega, Correspondent||April 2, 2012
    Avon Brazil Expands Its Social Network


  • Marico Acquires Paras from Reckitt Benckiser

    March 2, 2012
     INDIA: Indian consumer products company Marico Limited has inked a deal to acquire the Paras personal care business from Reckitt Benckiser. Terms of the deal, which includes male grooming, hair care and deodorant brands such as Set Wet, Livon,…