Breaking News

Premier Specialties Grows

February 2, 2017

Expands portfolio and sales staff

Premier Specialties has expanded its product portfolio and its staff. First, the company will market and sell the natural, sustainable ingredient portfolio of Atina Ativos Naturais, a Brazilian company based in Minas Gerais, Brazil
 

“Partnering with Atina expands Premier’s natural cosmetic offer with regional sourcing founded on a transparent supply chain as well as joint technical development opportunities,” said Lisa Bouldin, president, Premier Specialties.


Atina Ativos Naturais, managed by Eduardo Roxo, has built a prosperous business established on ethical, sustainable arrangements with local Brazilian raw materials suppliers and the natural assets at their disposal, according to Premier Specialties. The Wawhite Babassu Powder in the Atina portfolio has recently received the Origens Brasil compliant, granted approval. Other products in the range meet standards as outlined by FSC, Ecocert, Anvisa and CGEN.


“Meeting and complying with several rigorous standards as well as having EFfCI certification allows Atina to expand and develop the range further, based on Brazilian biodiversity. We are excited to have Premier exclusively market our products in North America where we can jointly grow this effort,” said Roxo.


In other news, Francesca Muia has joined Premier Specialties, as senior account executive, reporting to Bouldin. Muia has over 15 years’ experience on the personal care ingredients side of the business with a creative marketing and commercial focus working most recently for Solvay as the global marketing Mmanager and Lonza (formerly Arch Personal Care Products) as a commercial marketing manager. In her role, Muia will handle fragrance and cosmetic ingredient accounts in the Northeast US and Canada.
  • Fit for Fitness

    Fit for Fitness

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 21, 2017
    Kinx Active is a new brand targeting women who want beauty products that can stand up to their fitness routines.

  • Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 13, 2017
    Cargo Cosmetics has rolled out its new Spring/Summer collection with Hawiianan singer Anuhea.

  • Monday Morning Quarterback

    Monday Morning Quarterback

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 6, 2017
    Super Bowl commercials are big business. Let’s look at some of personal and household care brands that bought spots this year

  • What the Halal  Is Going On?

    What the Halal Is Going On?

    Imogen Matthews , In-Cosmetics||February 2, 2017
    Demand for these beauty products is surging thanks to a fastgrowing Muslim population.

  • Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Guadalupe Pellon and Annette Mehling , BASF||February 2, 2017
    BASF researchers detail the attributes of the company’s highly effective hair care system focusing on scalp sensitivity.

  • Defining Clean Skin

    Defining Clean Skin

    Nava Dayan PhD, Dr. Nava Dayan LLC||February 1, 2017
    A look at the issues, research and history surrounding this controversial topic.