The personal care industry is an extremely fragmented market with many different application areas, such as personal hygiene, grooming and beautification. The products developed for these applications can be segmented further into consumer products and professional products, and include a range of delivery forms, ranging from gels and liquids to sprays and creams.
Industry trends include the use of plant-based ingredients as a result of growing consumer awareness supporting increased sustainability performance. ADM’s portfolio of plant-based technologies enable formulators to replace petrochemical based ingredients to create novel products that have nature derived ingredients incorporated. ADM’s portfolio is always plant-based and renewable, contributing to the sustainability goals of both our customers and the end user.
Our nature derived portfolio of ingredients and solutions can support specific formulation label claims and our product range consists of ingredients that are plant-based, nature derived, and contribute to increase the biocarbon content levels of the final product formulation. The range includes proven technology that offer functionality in both the production and application of personal care products.
Our personal care solutions and technology support the following applications:
- Ethanol from fermentation
- Pigment dispersion and suspension
- pH modification
- Rheology modification