Women sieving and separating argan shells

Sustainability has become the number one buzz word, and there is hardly a way around natural cosmetic ingredients. Besides, the cosmetic industry has recently seen another trend: supply chain transparency. Conscious consumers are keen on taking a look behind the scenes, and so are manufacturers.

Hand with olive stones

When using the term “olive stone”, consumers and industrial users can refer to very different products. The market has still seen very little standardization of quality grades, and there are no official trade names for the different qualities of olive stones.

Olive oil mill

The olive industry has rarely caused major debates about environmental sustainability. Although automation and agrochemicals have been hot topics, the ever-growing demand for olive oil seemed to outweigh those side-effects of industrial farming in the past.

While the replacement of synthetic microbeads is in full swing – especially in the personal care industry – natural alternatives have posed certain challenges for R&D professionals.

After a series of tests and industrial trials, the team proudly presents a new line of functional powders: