Oral Care: The Natural Market

Oral Care: The Natural Market

Consumer buying trends and the Oral Care market have seen a dramatic increase in the interest in products showcasing natural, sustainable and environmentally friendly materials. While fluoride is seen within numerous Oral Care products since the late 1890s, the increase of natural, organic and fluoride-free products has created a new market for…

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Update: Dambale Pre-School

Update: Dambale Pre-School

Baobab oil is the natural choice for healthy skin. Baobab oil has been found to be significantly hydrating, moisturising and having occlusive properties when topically applied to the skin whilst clinically found to be non-irritating. Baobab oil has a unique fatty acid profile with a functional balance of palmitic, linoleic…

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ProTec Group Management Changes

ProTec Group Management Changes

ProTec Ingredia and ProTec Botanica, both market leaders in the supply of cosmetic ingredients to the Personal Care Industry, are announcing management changes to their respective businesses. ProTec Ingredia was founded in 2011 and has been headed up by Managing Director Alan Eastwood since its inception. Effective June 1st 2021,…

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Focus On: Geranium Oil

Focus On: Geranium Oil

Geranium Oil is obtained from the multi-branched shrub Pelargonium graveolens (L.) Geraniaceae that is considered native to South Africa. This particular shrub grows best in a warm and dry climate and can reach two to three feet in height. It is now found commonly across many continents, and our material…

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Uplifting Essential Oils

Uplifting Essential Oils

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting all our lives, mentally and physically. Here at ProTec Botanica, we understand the importance and necessity of mental and physical wellbeing for all our clients and their customers during these unprecedented times. The mental health charity Mind has identified common feelings and emotions associated…

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Focus On: Neroli Oil

Focus On: Neroli Oil

Our Neroli Oil is one of the numerous products obtained from the Bitter Orange tree Citrus aurantium var. amara, a highly sustainable and endurable plant with products being processed using the plant’s blossoms, leaves, twigs, and fruits. The Bitter Orange tree takes 3 – 4 years to start yielding blossoms and 7…

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Supporting our Baobab Farmers

Supporting our Baobab Farmers

Working with local communities and supporting our farmers is always one of our top priorities when it comes to sourcing butters and oils from around the world.  As you may know, we have previously worked with the Baobab foundation to sponsor Baobab trees, something we are proud to have done…

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Dhatelo Oil

Dhatelo Oil

Dhatelo is a deciduous shrub native to the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal. The plant can grow up to 3 metres high at an altitude of 2000 to 3500 metres in central to western Nepal. ProTec Botanica source our organic Dhatelo oil from the remote and unspoilt north-west Himalaya region of…

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