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Amyris launches another plant sugar-derived ingredient for the cosmetics industry [Registered]

The biotech start-up Amyris, is now selling, via its global distributor network, a second renewable ingredient under its Neossance brand. Neossance Hemisqualane is a pure, plant sugar-derived, light emollient with high spreadability and proven performance characteristics. This ingredient, claims Amyris, addresses the mid-price emollient market with better performance and competitive pricing compared to existing products in this large and growing market. “Some of the leading brands in Japan, the Americas and Europe” have already expressed interest in the product, says Amyris. Neossance Hemisqualane is a natural alternative to petroleum-based paraffins and silicone ingredients. This new offering is an innovative solution…

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