Few beauty brands have a history as rich as La Roche-Posay, backed by five centuries of healing and protecting the skin. And few brands have gone on to contribute more to the science of skincare, conducting over 750 clinical studies in 25 years. L’Oreal’s La Roche-Posay is an exceptional company […]
Everyday Biotech: Emulsifiers
Few ingredients are as poorly understood as emulsifiers. Necessary in everything from foods and condiments to cosmetics and personal care products, emulsifiers are often seen as unhealthy or unnatural ingredients. For consumers seeking to avoid chemicals, a new generation of emulsifiers is providing that stable, creamy texture in innovative ways. […]
Groundbreaking Advances in Functional Beverages
Health awareness is at an all-time high, and consumers seeking better alternatives to carbonated soft drinks continue to seek out new choices. Functional beverages remain the fastest-growing sector in the functional food and beverage industry, expected to double in size from 2020-2030. Here are some of the breakthroughs driving a […]
Microplastics and the Environment: What’s Being Done?
The benefits of plastics are innumerable, and modern life would be impossible without them. Plastics are easy to form, versatile, light-weight, and inexpensive. But we are only now beginning to reckon with the true costs of their impact. Here are some innovators working on the problem of microplastics. What are […]
The Science of Skincare: Are We Aging Gracefully?
Even as some consumers turn away from the concept of “anti-aging”, demand for these products continues to grow. The global anti-aging skincare market was valued at over $40B in 2020, and the industry continues to make huge strides, combining the latest research in life sciences and innovative technology. What does […]
True Cost Accounting
Ever since the origins of business, there has been the calculation of profit. In today’s world, which is more informed and connected than ever before, we need a new way to calculate cost. True Cost Accounting allows enterprises to make more responsible choices, and provide greater transparency to consumers. What […]
Sweetness Matters: Changes in the Sweeteners Industry
As consumers move away from unhealthy foods, they are looking for sugar alternatives and substitutes that are more natural, more sustainable, and better sweeteners for their bodies. There are many ways that innovators and industries are adapting to these new challenges and opportunities. Let’s take a look. The Bitterness of […]
Innovator Spotlight: Accessible Designs in Product Packaging
Packaging protects and stores a product, displays and advertises it, and dispenses it for the consumer. Packaging must keep some people out and let others in, while conveying a load of information: instructions, advertising, legal information, etc., sometimes in multiple languages. And there’s the growing demand to keep it small […]