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Web Date: August 11, 2017

Botaneco opens New Jersey lab

Canadian personal care ingredient maker targets U.S. for growth
Department: Business
Keywords: Start-ups, personal care, ingredients, oleosomes

Botaneco, a Calgary, Alberta-based maker of personal care ingredients, has opened a technical service lab in Lambertville, N.J., to develop a U.S. customer base for its safflower-derived oleosomes.

Oleosomes are micron-sized, oil-containing spheres found in oil-bearing plant seeds such as safflower, sunflower, and rapeseed. In addition to skin moisturizing properties, they have emulsification and active ingredient delivery applications, Botaneco says. The new lab, in a refurbished 19th century paper mill, will allow customers to test . . .

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