Pollution: A Business Opportunity for Cosmetics Ingredients (Part 1)

by March 14th, 2017

Antipollution cosmetics, a well-established trend in Asia Pacific due to the dangerous levels of air pollution, is now going global, driven by a growing consumer desire for a healthy look. Western consumers are increasingly looking for cosmetics with benefits that not only fight the signs of ageing but also protect against pollutants. Growing urban pollution […]

Euromonitor to Speak at StarchWorld Dubai 2017

by February 6th, 2017

Event Name: 2nd Starch World Dubai Event Date: 27th – 28th March 2017 Event Location: Dubai Speaker: John George, ingredients analyst at Euromonitor International Topic: Growing Consumer Interest in Natural Food Ingredients and Latest Trends Description: Euromonitor International is pleased to be speaking at the 2nd Starch World Dubai The Middle East region represents the highest growth area for the […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Hi China (Asia Food & Health Ingredients Expo) 2017

by February 1st, 2017

Event Name: Hi China Date: June 20-22nd Location:  Shanghai Event Description:  Health ingredients China takes place from the 20-22 June 2017 in the SNIEC, Shanghai. Hi China together with and its co-located shows, brings you an extensive offering in health ingredients, food ingredients, nutraceuticals, natural ingredients & extracts, and pharmaceuticals – all under one roof.  […]

The Impact of Anti-Pollution Ingredients on Beauty and Personal Care

by January 10th, 2017

Anti-pollution ingredients are not just a fashion trend but are likely here to stay. In fact, pollution protection is becoming as essential as UV protection, especially in highly polluted megacities. Consumer’s needs around the world are driving the demand for urban cosmetics specially designed for city life. This opens up worldwide opportunities to market new […]

Plastic Not Fantastic: Industry Responds to US Microbeads Ban

by October 23rd, 2016

Less than a year after the US banned plastic microbeads in wash-off products, increasing international attention is shaping a new regulatory landscape with similar bans being considered in other countries. The industry has faced to this potential domino effect by beginning to phase out the ingredient. This quick response to the new regulation is having a […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.

Red Light for Triclosan Opens the Way for Natural Probiotics

by October 8th, 2016

The recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to ban certain chemical ingredients in antibacterial soaps comes after years of considerable controversy and bad publicity. With no suitable alternative proven to be safe, the red light for triclosan has received a warm welcome from the probiotic industry. In fact, probiotic ingredients are well positioned […]

Pure Commodities Used In Food And Drinks Grows To 1.2 Billion Tonnes In 2015

by September 21st, 2016

LONDON, UK – Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new research on ingredients. According to the new research, a total of 1.2 billion tonnes of pure commodities were used in food and drink applications in 2015, an increase of 2 percent since 2014.  This growth is linked to the ongoing health and wellness […]

What Is the New Ingredients Data Telling Us?

by September 19th, 2016

The global market for ingredients grew by 2% to 587 million tonnes in 2015 (excludes commodities).  However, within the global market there are significant regional differences.  Asia Pacific appears strong with 5% growth, although this is a half percentage point decline compared to 2014, reflecting the significant economic slowdown in China. The developed markets of […]