13 Jul '11, 10am

Asian summit aims to expand frontiers of natural & organic beauty

Organic Monitor has unveiled the first Asia-Pacific edition of its Sustainable Cosmetics Summit (www.sustainablecosmeticssummit.com ). Taking place in Hong Kong on 7-8th November, the summit aims to help establish natural & organic beauty products in the region. Natural & organic beauty is chosen as the primary focus of the summit because research shows the Asian region is lagging in terms of production and consumption of these products. Although the continent has over 3.5 million hectares of organic farmland and become a major source of natural ingredients, very few companies are involved in production and marketing of natural & organic cosmetics. High consumer demand is leading European and American brands to mainly capitalise on business opportunities in the Asian market. One reason for Asia to lag behind is the lack of technical know-how and expertise in green formulat...

Full article: http://www.eco-business.com/press-releases/asian-summit-a...

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