International

  • Symrise Receives Top Grade For Sustainability Efforts

    January 24, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Symrise is one of the most sustainable chemical companies in the world, according to Oekom Research AG, a sustainability rating agency. The agency examined 101 companies in the chemical industry for their compliance with social and envir…


  • In-Cosmetics 2013 Preps for Paris

    January 24, 2013
    FRANCE: Home to some of the world’s most famous cosmetics and personal care brands, Paris should prove to be the perfect host for In-Cosmetics as it returns to the French capital on April 16-18, 2013. According to organizers, the show will feat…


  • Sustainable Cosmetic Summit Outlines 2013 Editions

    January 24, 2013
    HONG KONG & PARIS: The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, which is organized by Organic Monitor, is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate major sustainability issues in a high-lev…


  • L’Oréal Expands Asian Production with New Factory

    L’Oréal Expands Asian Production with New Factory

    January 22, 2013
    L’Oréal’s new plant in Indonesia will serve as the production hub for Southeast Asia. • INDONESIA: L’Oréal has opened its largest…


  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    • INDIA: To better support producers of personal and home care products in India and southeast Asia, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has dedicated a new Care Specialties Technical Center in Mumbai, India.…


  • Mandom To Manufacture Hair Care Products in Indonesia

    November 6, 2012
    • INDONESIA: Mandom Corp. is reportedly expanding production of men’s hair care products in Indonesia, starting local output of more expensive items in response to rising income levels in a leading foreign market. According to a report i…


  • Chinese Men’s Fragrance Market Is Booming

    November 6, 2012
    • CHINA: While the men’s global perfume and fragrances market remains driven by celebrity endorsement and associations with success, perceptions have remained fixed in China as men often associate fragrance as a female-only category. How…


  • Frost & Sullivan Honors Sederma’s Legance

    November 6, 2012
    • FRANCE: Frost & Sullivan recently recognized Sederma with its 2012 European New Product Innovation Award for Sederma’s Legance, anti-aging ingredient for leg care. The Award, based on Frost & Sullivan’s TEAM Research…


  • L’Oréal Russia OpensAcademy in Moscow

    November 6, 2012
    • RUSSIA: L’Oréal Russia has opened the L’Oréal Academy in Moscow, which will train more than 20,000 beauty professionals every year. The L’Oréal Russia Academy is a training and education center prima…


  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai


  • Naples Soap Company Heads To Japanese Retailer

    September 28, 2012
    • JAPAN: US-based Naples Soap Company has finalized an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with the Kameyama Candle House that places its all-natural and organic bath and skin care products throughout Japan. “We are thrill…


  • Ajmal Unveils Ramadan Fragrance

    September 28, 2012
    • UAE: Ajmal Perfumes has rolled out Dahn Al Oudh Rabia Al Omr, a special scent designed for the season of Ramadan. Meaning “Spring of Youth,” the fragrance was created using premium quality Indian agarwood oil blended with the oud…


  • Aldi’s Washing Liquid Scores Well in UK

    September 28, 2012
    Aldi’s Magnum topped a recent Which? Test. • UNITED KINGDOM: Aldi’s private label washing liquid Magnum is a consumer favorite, and has since netted the top spot from c…


  • Boots Reboots No. 7 Skin Care

    September 28, 2012
    • UNITED KINGDOM: When you’ve got one of the most recognizable personal care brands in the world, it takes a bit of courage to rework something that works. And yet, that’s exactly what Boots is up to these days as it repackages and…


  • Aerosol Technology in Mexican Personal Care Market

    September 28, 2012
    • MEXICO: The Lindal Group’s aerosol technology is part of an explosion in premium-type packaging that, in the Mexican personal care product category alone, is expected to increase aerosol use from 350 million units this year to 450 mill…