Roche Vitamins is to start production of pure epigallocatechin
gallate (EGCG), the active compound in green tea, at a new
production plant in Shanghai. Annual output is expected to be more
than 40 tons.
Leading packaging firm Rexam Closures & Containers has
announced the FGC for personal care and beauty applications. The FG
extension is targeted for personal care products impacted by the
new CPSC Hydrocarbon regulation.
Symrise - the new fragrance and flavour synergy. Just four months
after the European Commission gave equity group EQT the all clear
to buy two leading German-based fragrance and flavour producers -
Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco...
Jim Bigham has been appointed director of sales and marketing,
Closures at US cosmetic packaging company Risdon-AMS. In a
statement this week, the company said Bigham will be responsible
for directing sales and marketing efforts for...
Mothers who supplement their diet with fatty acids rich in
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during pregnancy and lactation may be
doing their children a favour in later years, say researchers in
this month's Pediatrics journal.
The research laboratory Bio-Technical Resources today announced it
is commercialising its technology to produce glucosamine by
microbial fermentation, with product availability in the first
quarter of 2003.
Most melatonin supplements in a recent review met their label
claims and were free of lead contamination, according to testing
organisation ConsumerLab.com. The organisation found that 16 of 18
melatonin dietary supplements tested...
UK beauty and cosmetics company The Body Shop this week welcomed
the news that Europe will finally ban cosmetics animal testing but
was disappointed that the EU Conciliation Committee had not
resolved the issue of a total ban on the...
Unilever today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement
to sell its Elizabeth Arden business, brands and certain assets to
FFI Fragrances based in Miami Lakes, Florida, USA, for a
consideration of approximately $225 million...
Risdon-AMS announced this week that it is to manufacture the CRAVE
CALVIN KLEIN spray package for Calvin Klein Cosmetics, a division
of Unilever Cosmetics International. Risdon-AMS developed the
complete package and supplied all components...