Shades of

Guzman, Doris de
September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/17/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 10, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that demand for plant-based ingredients is growing as consumers increasingly view natural products as healthy, environmentally friendly and renewable. According to Carrie Mellage, director of the consumer products practice for Kline & Co., consumers are consciously choosing more products that have botanicals, plant extracts and essential oils. The U.S. retail sales of natural and organic personal care products grew by 11% to $6.1 billion.


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