Nigeria has cut the ribbon on its first castor oil manufacturing firm, according to a report published by The Nation.
Procter & Gamble’s Nigerian arm has partnered with the SIL Group and Ugee Chemicals to manufacture Ariel detergent and other laundry powders as well as locally produced raw materials under one roof, according to a report published by Vanguard.
Unilever Ghana has launched two new bars of its popular Geisha Soap, according to a report published by Joy Online. Formulated with native, natural ingredients, Geisha African Strength Moringa and Geisha African Strength Black chime with the prevailing trend towards natural and locally sourced.
Specialty chemicals supplier Nouryon has opened a new eco-friendly office and innovation center in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drugs Authority has issued a recall notice for Henna Al Madina after finding the cosmetic product to contain dangerous levels of bacteria, according to a report published by Gulf News.
The Global Shea Alliance is set to implement a pilot project of Resilient Shea Agroforestry Farm Model (RSAFM) in Nigeria.
Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug regulator, SFDA, has drafted a regulation that, if passed into law, would require the majority of imported food products to be halal-certified, according to a report published by Salaam Gateway, quoting Gulf Trade.
Dior has teamed up with Portuguese chef Jose Avillez to put together a multi-sensory menu inspired by the LVMH-owned label’s most popular perfumes, according to a report published by Hotel & Catering.
Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) is mulling a possible IPO of its specialty chemicals unit, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
South African chemicals firm Sasol has formed a 50/50 joint venture with LyondellBasell through which LyondellBasell will acquire 50 percent of Sasol’s US Base Chemicals Business for US$2 billion.