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New personal care products review: cellulite treatments find new applications

This month's rundown of novel launches in the personal care industry focuses on the latest cellulite treatment products, with massage applicators and soap-impregnated sponges being touted as the latest "cures" for the skin condition. In other developments, lychee is being newly promoted as a well-being ingredient, and wasabi has found a new use as a cold remedy.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Nov 2010
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New household products review: laundry gets germ-killing bonus

An antibacterial additive for laundry detergent and a cleaning solution for electronic gadgets are the picks of this month's novel launches in the household goods industry. Both products play on aspects of modern consumer lifestyles, with one tapping into current preoccupations with the threat of contagious diseases, and the other underlining the proliferation of electronic devices in households.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Nov 2010
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Ache: Brazilian domestic player to step up its game

Ache, the Brazilian branded generics specialist, has announced its intention to pursue an initial public offering in order to raise capital and remain competitive. The move reflects the growing interest in Brazil's burgeoning pharmaceutical market, and is essential if Ache is to compete with the considerable growth in both domestic and international players in the country.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Nov 2010
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Sustained growth in biofuels rests on government policy support

After a period of slowdown due to the global recession and high feedstock costs, the biofuels market is now showing signs of recovery. However, in key markets, energy companies such as Petrobras, BP, and Shell are still fighting to recover their losses and attract new investments. Government policies are expected to be instrumental in ushering in the next phase of growth in the biofuels industry.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Nov 2010
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Back to BASICs for India at Cancun

It's COP time again, and the world will resume its yearly chant about the need to address climate change. The baby steps taken in Copenhagen at the COP15 will be the focus of attention as most developed nations push to make these into more binding agreements. There will therefore be a lot of interest in the four BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India, and China - and what they come up with.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Nov 2010
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New household products review: toilet tissue and disposable cutlery tout their eco credentials

In this month's rundown of the latest novel product launches from the household goods industry, two manufacturers have the problem of unnecessary waste and packaging in their sights. While one company focuses on removing the paperboard cores from toilet paper rolls, another is leading the way with compostable disposable cutlery.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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New personal care products review: soaps and skin creams set to sparkle

Glitz and glitter effects are being utilized by manufacturers in creative new ways in an attempt to add a glamorous edge to their product offerings. This month's rundown of the latest developments in the personal care industry highlights two such formulations, one a hand cream claimed to contain diamond dust, and the other a liquid soap with glitter flakes.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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New food review: caviar and camembert take snacking upscale

Snack products are getting an upmarket overhaul, as seen in this month's rundown of novel launches from the food industry. The latest innovations in savory beer snacks and popcorn products - featuring caviar and continental cheese flavors - illustrate how producers are seeking to lift pub and cinema snacks into more upmarket territory, positioning them as a sophisticated dining experience.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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New drinks review: health drinks add on-the-go appeal

As seen in this month's rundown of the latest innovative drinks launches, the single-use and shot formats continue to penetrate the market, with new products including a single-serve detox drink and a shot-type product designed to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu. Both highlight the popularity of functional products that can fit into consumers' increasingly mobile lifestyles.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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New personal care products review: soap sees black future

This month's look at the latest innovative launches in the personal care industry highlights developments in the bar soap segment. One manufacturer sees potential in a locally sourced mineral that is touted to have deodorizing benefits as well as imparting an unusual color, while another is taking a page from the food and drink sector with its focus on fresh fruit and vegetable ingredients.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Jan 2011

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