French flavors and fragrances manufacturer, Mane Group has invested €23 million in two new manufacturing facilities in India, according to a report published by Indian Retailer. The company’s Chairman, Jean Mane cut the ribbon on the new Gujarat and Hyderabad plants.
Johnson & Johnson has sold a manufacturing facility near Hyderabad that has never been in operation, according to a report published by Fierce Pharma. Hetero has acquired the site for an undisclosed sum, rumored to be in the region of Rs130 crore.
Construction has begun on a smart operations hub in China for French beauty behemoth L’Oréal, according to a report published by Yicai Global. The center is designed to improve warehousing and logistics efficiency in the region.
LG H&H has announced that it is pulling its wet wipes offer from shelves after it was ordered to suspend sales and recall a batch of its Babience brand’s wipes by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, according to a report published by Pulse News.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has lifted its requirement for mandatory animal testing on certain chemicals and medicines, according to a report published by Plant-based News.
Kao Corporation has announced plans to expand its Olesa plant in Spain. The J-beauty giant’s chemicals arm has been producing synthetic fragrance, methyl dihydrojasmonate (MDJ), at the facility since 2001.
Shiseido has given notice that it is transferring its manufacturing business of personal care products at its Kuki Factory and the Vietnam Factory.
Reuters reports that some four out of five large Japanese companies are planning to pass on higher costs to shoppers, or have already done so.
Shiseido and the Keio University Institute for Advanced Biosciences sign agreement of creation of beauty innovations and human resource development
Shiseido has signed a comprehensive collaboration agreement with the Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University in order to ‘foster talented individuals who will lead future innovation.’
Firmenich has announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with sense experience pioneer, ScentRealm. The duo will work together to enhance the fragrance and aroma experience for Firmenich’s customers and consumers through jointly developed digital devices.