Oils/ Butters/ Waxes

Ecovadis Gold again for Alfa Chemicals!

Alfa Chemicals are proud to announce that we have again been awarded a Gold CSR rating by Ecovadis. The Award recognises supply chain sustainability by benchmarking against industry peers. For further information about Ecovadis, visit https://www.ecovadis.com/

Welcome to the Kalahari

Responsible, traceable & sustainable: 100% pure Kalahari Melon Seed Oil Alfa Chemicals is proud to be partnering with African Origin Oils, producer of the very best Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, available in Standard & Organic grades, family-farmed in The Kalahari. This rich & exotic oil has an excellent Essential Fatty Acid & Vitamin E profile for superior... Read more »

Kerfoot champions the future of zero-waste manufacturing with Plum Kernel Oil

Kerfoot Group, a leading supplier of natural and organic oils, essential oils, waxes and butters, for the personal care products sector in the UK, has commented on the significance of zero-waste Plum Kernel Oil in underlining its commitment to sustainable business.group.co.uk From a production network in France, the oil stands apart from many of its... Read more »

OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement

Scott Bader – OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement: Liedberg, Germany – 1st March 2021 – Scott Bader, a leading global manufacturer of adhesives, composites and functional polymers, and OQEMA AG, a European market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food Ingredients – have entered into a sole distribution partnership for the... Read more »

Sustainable Superfoods in Cosmetics

 Sustainable superfoods in cosmetics Superfoods are defined as ‘nutrient -rich food’ that are ‘considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. This term has become eye-wateringly popular since 2010, with a new superfood seemingly appearing on the shelves every month. Due to the strong link between health and skincare, superfoods have also made their... Read more »

Sustainable Cellulose Fibres For Novel Exfoliating Treatments

 Sustainable Cellulose Fibres For Novel Exfoliating Treatments Soft Exfoliating Action Gradual Appearance Of Integrated Fibres Visual And Textural Transformation In Use Perfect for Fake Tan and Spa Regime Treatments     JRS’s extensive range of cellulose and microcrystalline cellulose based exfoliating scrubs is well known. In addition to these “conventional” scrub ingredients comes a range... Read more »

Kerfoot Affirms Sustainability Efforts With EcoVadis Award

Kerfoot Group has been awarded Silver Medal from EcoVadis for its commitment to supporting and advancing sustainability throughout the business. This award now places Kerfoot Group, a leading supplier of natural, organic and essential oils and ingredients to the personal care and food manufacturing sectors, in the top 5% of assessed companies in the markets... Read more »

Is My Non-Nano TiO2 Filter Really Not Nano?

Is my non-nano TiO2 filter really not nano? And how can I know this and measure it with certainty? As the cosmetics industry moves closer to the date of 2023 in the United States where only GRASE-approved mineral filters will be accepted in sun care products, many customers are trapped between regulations and charters. This... Read more »

Kerfoot Group highlights reactivation of personal care NPD

Kerfoot Group, a leading supplier of natural, organic and essential oils, waxes and butters for the personal care products sector in the UK, has commented on the upward momentum of the market as new product development begins in earnest after a number of challenging months. The personal care products sector, like many other of its... Read more »

Introducing the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives

Introducing the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives; unique, naturally derived & sustainable emulsions/emulsifiers for skin care, sun care & make-up applications. OQEMA Ltd introduce the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives for skin care, sun care & make-up applications: New Biobased Additives for Personal Care:  based on Hemisqualane - naturally derived and sustainably sourced... Read more »