New Botanical Research Center in China for Amway

Amway, owner of the Artistry beauty brand, announced it has broke ground on a new $10 million botanical research center in Wuxi, China.

The center will serve as a site for agricultural research on plants used in traditional Chinese medicine with the goal of incorporating developments into global launches of nutrition and beauty products. The center will be located in the Wu Cultural Park, a location selected for its soil, climate and surroundings, and it represents Amway's company's second research and development center in China.

The Wuxi location will include approximately 120 acres for the farming of product ingredients, as well as labs for research and testing. The agricultural component will expand the company's global focus on organic, sustainable farming practices. Amway already operates organic farms in Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. that total more than 6,400 acres.

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