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Nov 09, 2009 | 12:20 PM CST

Organic Monitor Assesses Natural; Organic Cosmetic Standards

New research finds the number of natural and organic cosmetic standards is proliferating; however, prospects for a global unified standard appear low.

Nov 09, 2009 | 10:16 AM CST

Fair-trade in Beauty: Certification and Case Studies

By: Imogen Matthews

The beauty industry has always lagged behind food in the development of fair-trade certification, but this is set to change with the announcement of the first fair-trade certified products in the U.K. The history of fair-trade and latest initiatives in beauty, including examples of brands using the new fair-trade mark, are examined.

Oct 14, 2009 | 10:36 AM CDT

Frutarom Launches Its First Natural Cosmetic Line

Bioactive skin shield refined from red microalgae said to offer protection against irritants and oxidative damage.

Oct 05, 2009 | 02:01 PM CDT

Case Study: Steer for the Fast Track

By: Don Condit

Even for those operating in already lucrative markets, assessing the details of an operation and overall production methods can reveal more cost-effective methods that translate to clear market gains. A contract manufacturer of natural and organic soaps considered its development and production capabilities to realize improved gains.

Sep 23, 2009 | 11:43 AM CDT

Sterile Packaging Created for Formulation without Preservatives

D.E.F.I. sterile packaging system

Promens packaging allows for preservation without the use of preservatives in the cosmetic formula.

Sep 03, 2009 | 04:16 PM CDT

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By: Sara Mason

Engaging in green packaging practices can reduce costs and address a growing target market that demands more sensitivity to health and the environment.

Aug 27, 2009 | 09:17 AM CDT

Hain Celestial Sales Slow; Cash Flow Improves in Fiscal 2009

Fiscal year 2010 revenue growth forecast at $1.01-$1.03 billion.

Aug 18, 2009 | 04:03 PM CDT

Extracts Announces Winners of 2009 Best New Products Awards

DayNa Decker nature-influenced Botanika candle collection Named best of show.

Aug 12, 2009 | 01:08 PM CDT

Beraca Awarded for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Brazil-based Beraca's “The Sustainable Use of Amazonian Seeds” project was awarded by the United Nations; effort noted for demonstrating that "environmental sustainability and business can be synergistic goals."