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 […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAHPRA appoints new CEO
keyboard_arrow_downSAHPRA appoints new CEO

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keyboard_arrow_upA Clere win for Johannesburg entrepreneur
keyboard_arrow_downA Clere win for Johannesburg entrepreneur

31-year-old Kempton Park resident Sbusiso Mpande won a brand new Nissan NP 200 bakkie in the Clere Stock Up & Drive Off 2019 competition. Mpande entered the competition at Yarona Cash & Carry in Crown Mines, where he was buying in bulk for his local business, but then promptly forgot all about it. Until, a […]

keyboard_arrow_upDIC and BASF reach acquisition agreement
keyboard_arrow_downDIC and BASF reach acquisition agreement

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €1.15 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. The divestiture is subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities. […]

keyboard_arrow_upElkem acquires Basel Chemie
keyboard_arrow_downElkem acquires Basel Chemie

Elkem ASA has acquired Basel Chemie, a Korean producer of specialty silicone gels for cosmetics and water repellents for the construction industry. The acquisition gives Elkem access to leading technology in attractive end user silicone segments and provides a solid platform for further development and growth. Technology driven Basel Chemie was founded in 1999 and […]