Archive for December 3rd, 2009

If your products aren’t sustainable yet you need to be working on them.

Posted in Cosmetics & Toiletries, Drinks Packaging, Environmental Issues, Food Packaging, Healthcare & Pharma, Innovation, Marketing on December 3rd, 2009 by Jane Bear – 11 Comments

Despite the current economic climate manufacturers are still pushing forward with making their products more sustainable.  More sustainable doesn’t have to mean more expensive and I think that’s the key to this – it might appear all very ‘trendy’ at the moment to talk about sustainability, but in the long run it can help to cut your costs and more importantly help your profits. (Jane)

Most grocery manufacturers have either maintained or increased their investment in sustainability during the recession a survey has found, indicating the importance it will play for businesses in the coming decade.

via Sustainability no less important in recession, survey.

Antiperspirant now classified a cosmetic in Canada

Posted in Cosmetics & Toiletries, Legal, Marketing on December 3rd, 2009 by Jane Bear – 4 Comments

Sounds like there will be a lot of artworks that will need changing – I hope the smaller businesses out there fully understand the regulations (Jane)

Canadian manufacturers of antiperspirant products have until the end of 2011 to alter product claims and labeling under new regulation. Following new guidance on the classification of products on the cosmetics drug interface, aluminium containing antiperspirants are now classified as cosmetics in Canada.

via Antiperspirant labels and claims change in Canada.