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Yes, palm oil is destructive — but scientists are creating compelling alternatives

[USA] Cookies, crackers, and other prepackaged favorites are stirring up more trouble than late night munching. Between one-third and one-half of all processed foods are made with palm oil, Continue reading Yes, palm oil is destructive — but scientists are creating compelling alternatives

Meet the man who turns seaweed into soap

Dom Bridges has always had a beard. Indeed, it cost him his first job. Straight after art school nearly 20 years ago he was about to sign a contract to work at a prestigious graphic design company when he noticed the clause demanding he shave it all off. As it turned out, they Continue reading Meet the man who turns seaweed into soap

Twincraft Skincare introduces Algaen line

Twincraft Skincare has announced the availability of its 100% sustainable algae oil Algaen liquid and solid soap bases, ready for 3rd party production. Initial offerings include extruded bar soap, liquid hand soap, foaming hand soap, shower gel and body lotion. As with Twincraft’s extensive base options, products are customized for individual customer needs regarding performance, Continue reading Twincraft Skincare introduces Algaen line

Making seaweed soap is more a joy than a job for Jo

THE smell of soap as I walk into Jo Baskett’s house is delicious and the location is just the same. Jo shows me around her tiny workshop that is fit to bursting with soaps of almost every recipe you could think of. We head outside, overlooking the river Tamar, t Continue reading Making seaweed soap is more a joy than a job for Jo