Building on white biotechnology to offer a highly sustainable (-)-a-bisabolol

Building on white biotechnology to offer a highly sustainable (-)-a-bisabolol

18 April 2018, 13:10 - 13:40

Technical Seminars Theatre 3
Language:
English

Sustainability and naturalness indexes become critical parameters in the selection of ingredients by beauty brands. Still, some ingredients with low sustainability are used for their well-known benefits. As an example, the worldwide production of bisabolol was relying on chemical synthesis, or intensive plant/tree extraction; both of them having negative environmental impacts.

An innovative fermentation process, only using widely available plant sugars, has been developed to produce the first pure biotech. (-)-a-bisabolol called BisaboLife™, offering a highly natural and sustainable sourcing alternative. This talk will highlight the sustainability strategy which enabled this innovation and the associated benefits for the beauty industry.

Contributors

  • Mathias Fleury

    Speaker

    Global Marketing Support Manager

    Givaudan Active Beauty

    Mathias Fleury is the Global Marketing Support Manager for Givaudan Active Beauty, creating a link between the science and technical knowledge from...

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