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New in Cosmetics: Activated Charcoal

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The cosmetics industry is known for its innovative and “thinking outside the box” products. Latest in the cosmetics industry world has been the use of activated charcoal for whiter teeth and clearer skin, but what are the regulations on these products? What makes activated charcoal the new miracle for skin and dental health?

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Future Food

Trending Now: Ancient Grains

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Although some trends show an increasing drive towards new and evolved products, other trends show the benefits of going back to foods used in the past. According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2017 Culinary Forecast, ancient grains are one of the most sought after items in the pantry. Although these have been popular for the past several seasons, the trend is becoming even more popular the rise in health and artisanal orientated diners.

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Industry Trends of 2017

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Shopping has become a social activity, with it becoming increasingly common to go shopping with friends and family. They also look for creativity in food items as well as other products and are more inclined to trying something new unless convinced otherwise. This generation wants child friendly and eco-friendly as well as exotic and creative.

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Without silicone, Without sulphates, Without parabens… The “Without” Phenomenon of Cosmetics

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Within the last few years, the “without” phenomenon in cosmetics has expanded significantly. Many brands of cosmetics have started openly displaying on the packaging of their products the following claims; without silicones, sulphates, endocrine disruptors, etc. So the question stands, Is this a marketing stunt for brands or is there a real security and benefit for consumers?

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Product portfolio calculation

A focus on the mass calculation of a product portfolio

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Whether it’s reconditioning a product, adding a promotion, promotional gift or change of supplier, these modifications are permanent on any product. Needless to mention that all of these are necessary for a product to continue to evolve with the times as well as continue to meet regulation requirements. And in the food sector, with prices that are particularly volatile, products require regular updating.

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