Cosmetics Industry Going Circular

Circularity is taking off in the cosmetics industry, with many new launches involving sustainable products, ingredients, and packaging. Such developments are helping the industry make the transition to a circular economy, however there are concerns about customer behaviour. Many new product launches involve waterless cosmetics. Brands are launching shampoo bars, solid moisturisers, sheet masks & related products. […]

Natural Ingredients: Ethical Sourcing in Cosmetics Industry

Ethical sourcing is becoming the norm for natural ingredients in the cosmetics industry. The growing use of natural ingredients is making cosmetic companies and raw material suppliers invest in ethical sourcing programmes. Ecovia Intelligence research shows adoption rates of sustainability schemes are increasing. A wide range of natural ingredients are now used in cosmetic & […]

Upcycled Foods to Take Off

Upcycled products are expected to take off in the food industry in 2022. Ecovia Intelligence predicts consumer demand to surge as awareness rises, products become more visible, and investment pours into the industry. Consumer demand for upcycled foods is projected to surge this year. Consumers are attracted to upcycled foods as they become more aware […]

Big Year for Natural Personal Care Investments

This year is proving to be a major one for the natural personal care industry, with a flurry of investments and acquisitions. The trend is likely to continue as consumer demand for natural & clean beauty products strengthens. The Honest Company has received one of the largest investments so far. Jessica Alba’s enterprise was listed […]

EU Organic Action Plan Needs Demand Stimulus

As part of the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy, the European Organic Action Plan has set a target of 25% organic farmland by 2030. Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor) believes demand stimulus will be the key to achieving this target. Organic food sales have increased from EUR 8 billion to EUR 42 billion […]