keyboard_arrow_upNatura &Co acquires Avon to create world’s largest pure-play beauty group
keyboard_arrow_downNatura &Co acquires Avon to create world’s largest pure-play beauty group

Natura &Co has closed the acquisition of Avon Products and has appointed the new senior leadership team to drive the company’s next phase of growth. The landmark transaction creates the world’s fourth-largest pure-play beauty company. This marks a major new step in building a purpose-driven group committed to a different way of doing business. Natura […]

keyboard_arrow_upHow to raise finance for your business in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downHow to raise finance for your business in 2020

Research consistently shows that the access to finance is one of the primary necessities for business sustainability, and is vital for achieving business growth. In South Africa, while there is plenty of finance available for entrepreneurs of growing businesses, many still struggle to secure it. Whether you need money to buy stock or equipment, require […]

keyboard_arrow_upTwinsaver takes a leap in its sustainability journey
keyboard_arrow_downTwinsaver takes a leap in its sustainability journey

The Twinsaver Group is the latest brand owner to sign up as member of the Polystyrene Association of SA’s Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) responsible for the collection and recycling of post-consumer and post-industrial polystyrene. Twinsaver Group is one of South Africa’s most well known manufacturers of branded tissue products in South Africa. However, 45 percent […]

keyboard_arrow_upCLR expands its sales team
keyboard_arrow_downCLR expands its sales team

In an expansion of CLR’s sales team Francisco Fernández Palacio, PhD has been appointed international technical sales manager. Great experience Palacio has great experience in sales and technical support in the Personal Care industry. He will be responsible for CLR’s activities in India, Italy, Turkey, South and Central America, amongst other areas. He is based […]

keyboard_arrow_upRed carpet ready drinkable collagen wins prestigious French beauty award
keyboard_arrow_downRed carpet ready drinkable collagen wins prestigious French beauty award

Collagen Lift Red Carpet Paris has won the annual beauty award, Victoire de la Beauté in France.  ProlongLife is the South African distributor of the Collagen Lift Paris range of drinkable collagen with its head office in Cape Town.  Perfect combination Collagen Lift Red Carpet Paris, has gone from strength to strength since its launch […]

keyboard_arrow_upNanopharm wins Excellence Award for SmartTrack
keyboard_arrow_downNanopharm wins Excellence Award for SmartTrack

Aptar Pharma’s Nanopharm has won an Excellence in Pharma Award at the 2019 CPhI Pharma Awards. Nanopharm won in the Contract Services and Outsourcing category for its recently launched SmartTrack process. Accepting the award were Dr Jag Shur, CEO of Nanopharm, and Guillaume Brouet, Vice-President of Analytical, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs at Aptar Pharma. Celebrating […]

keyboard_arrow_upBarentz acquires majority share in IMCoPharma
keyboard_arrow_downBarentz acquires majority share in IMCoPharma

Barentz, a leading distributor of ingredients in the life science markets has acquired a majority shareholding in Czech Republic based IMCoPharma. As a full-service pharmaceutical company IMCoPharma researches, markets and distributes a broad portfolio of quality products and services in the CIS region and Ukraine. The active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients and final dosage forms are […]

keyboard_arrow_upSA Police warn that selling and marketing cannabis is still illegal
keyboard_arrow_downSA Police warn that selling and marketing cannabis is still illegal

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) have released a joint statement reiterating that selling of cannabis and products containing cannabis is illegal. SAPS is issuing a stern warning that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms which are marketing and selling cannabis […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAHPRA will investigate reports of fraudulent activity in the organisation
keyboard_arrow_downSAHPRA will investigate reports of fraudulent activity in the organisation

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has been authorised by President Cyril Ramaphosa to investigate reports of fraudulent activity from within its ranks. The reports, which implicate a small sector of the authority and an external  stakeholder, were received in February this year upon which SAHPRA’s acting CEO, the board and the health […]

keyboard_arrow_upOrkila acquisition poises Azelis for growth in Africa and the Middle East
keyboard_arrow_downOrkila acquisition poises Azelis for growth in Africa and the Middle East

Azelis, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, has signed an agreement to acquire Orkila, the top specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor throughout Africa and the Middle East. Headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, the Orkila group runs offices in 13 countries and is active in more than 30 countries in the region. It […]