Sepiplus is a “new generation” of hydro- swelling droplet (HSD) thickener-emulsifiers with a performance superior to that of the Sepigel Simulgel line, according to executives at Seppic, France. Sepiplus comes in a ready-to-use liquid. Properties include excellent thickening and emulsifying in all oil phases. It is effective at low use levels, Seppic executives said. More info: (33) 40-62-5037; Website: www.seppic.com.