The Indian arm of Japanese flavors and fragrance firm Takasago is considering a move into the personal wash category, according to a report published by The Hindu Business Line.
After eight acquisitions in 2016 and an impressive 12 in 2015, it looks like Frutarom is set to repeat, if not beat its M&A record this year.
Australian women are prioritising ‘cruelty-free’ over other characteristics when buying cosmetics, according to a study carried out by Roy Morgan and reported by Finder.
Takasago has opened its new US$10 million R&D and manufacturing facility at One Hub, Chennai, India, according to a report published by Times of India.
Kanebo has settled a class action bought in Yokohama, Japan. Some 17 women were seeking ¥370 million in compensation after experiencing an adverse reaction to the company’s skin whitening range, according to a report published by The Japan Times.
LG Household & Health Care is gearing up to launch Korea’s first customized skin care brand, according to a report published by Pulse News.
PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo has issued a statement in response to a new regulation issued by China's Food and Drug Administration's (CFDA), which allows certain new cosmetics to undergo a simplified registration process with the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, potentially allowing them to bypass the CFDA's requirements for tests on animals.
New Zealand will ban the sale of cosmetics containing microbeads from July 2018, according to a report published by the New Zealand Herald.
Bioscience company Amyris has signed a definitive agreement with Nikkol Group, a leading Japanese cosmetic specialty chemical provider, to establish a cosmetic ingredient joint venture.
Australian manufacturers are following the US regulatory lead, voluntarily reformulating anti-bacterial soaps without recourse to controversial ingredient triclosan, according to a report published by The New Daily.