Natural Cosmetic MASTERCLASS:
UNRAVELING NATURAL & ORGANIC STANDARDS AND BUSINESS opportunities
SEp 29-30, 2010
NEW YORK, USA
Organic Monitor is hosting its first-ever Natural Cosmetics Masterclass
in North America alongside HBA Global Expo 2010. The Masterclass
comprises two interactive workshops that are designed for technical &
business professionals in the beauty and personal care industry. The
first workshop navigates delegates through the maze of natural & organic
standards, whilst the second workshop highlights the business
opportunities in the global market for natural & organic cosmetics.
Workshop 1: Unraveling Natural & Organic Cosmetic Standards
Sep 29th, 1000-1300
Although the number of natural & organic cosmetic standards is
increasing, there has been a
take-up rate in North America.
However, the adoption rate is envisaged to increase significantly as
retailers such as Whole Foods Market demand certified products.
This workshop guides personal care & ingredient companies on the
practical implications of natural & organic standards. A critical
review is undertaken of the leading standards for natural & organic
cosmetics in North America: NPA, NSF, USDA NOP, etc. Details are given
of the ingredient and formulation issues for companies looking at the
certification route. An assessment is also made of leading standards in
Europe and other regions; standards covered include Cosmos, NaTrue,
Ecocert, BDIH, etc. Features of the
> What are the leading natural & organic standards in North America?
details of standards, such as NSF ANSI 305, NPA and OASIS?
> How can the
the USDA NOP
standard can be applied to personal care products?
> What are the precise details of the new Cosmos standard in Europe? How
does it compare
with existing standards like NaTrue, Ecocert, Soil Association?
What are the differences between the various standards in North America
> What are the practical implications of adopting these different
> What are the labelling and certification issues?
> What is the process to get a cosmetic product / ingredient get
> What are the technical issues concerning ingredients, formulations,
> What guidance can be given to companies looking to adopt these
The workshop is designed for product developers, formulators, cosmetic
companies, ingredient suppliers and industry organizations.
Workshop 2: Business Openings in the Global Market for Natural &
Sep 30th, 1000-1300
Natural & organic is the fastest growing sector of
the cosmetics industry. This workshop gives a global assessment
of the natural & organic cosmetics market, highlighting the business
opportunities to existing participants and new entrants.
The workshop begins by giving a
global overview, showcasing the leading regional / country markets. The
major market developments are highlighted: product & ingredient trends,
market drivers & restraints, retailing issues and consumer trends. Case
studies will be given of companies who are successfully riding the
natural wave. The workshop ends by giving future growth
projections and by emphasising the business openings.
Key features of the workshop:
> What is the size of the natural & organic cosmetics market?
> What regions and countries have the largest markets?
> Why are consumers turning to natural & organic products?
> What are the major market & retailing trends?
> What are the product & ingredient developments?
> Who are the leading producers & retailers of natural cosmetics?
> What is the future growth potential of this emerging market?
> What are the business opportunities for existing operators &
This workshop is designed for organizations looking to identify
and realise business opportunities
in the natural & organic cosmetics industry.
The Masterclass was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in
New York City, alongside HBA Global Expo 2010.
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