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July 22, 2022

Industry Roundup


WizKid debuts CleanPods, a line of household cleaning products in concentrated, water dissolvable pods; formulations include glass cleaner, multi-surface cleaner, bathroom cleaner, urine cleaner, two floor cleaner options for use in three gallons of water
PR Newswire (07/20)

Dishwashing Detergents/Dish Soaps

Reckitt's Dettol and Finish brands win awards at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity; Dettol wins Kantar Brand of the Decade Award for shopper gain, Finish given Bronze Lion for Cap the Tap campaign, Gold Award for Purpose for Tomorrow’s Water campaign
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB) (07/19)

Disinfectants & Sanitizers

Diversey study finds certain disinfectants are highly compatible with reusable powered air-purifying respirators, showing low risk of damage from routine cleaning; PAPRs are a more sustainable alternative to face masks, respirators for healthcare workers
PR Newswire (07/18)

Disposable Tableware/Kitchenware

McDonald’s highlights ways it’s making its packaging more sustainable around the world; examples include Latin American franchisee Arcos Dorados removing lids and straws from cold drinks, McDonald’s participating in NextGen Cup Challenge
McDonald's Corp. (07/20)

Novolex brand Waddington North America introducing a new stand for its Cutlerease patented dispenser that offers customers one disposable utensil at a time; the new stand for foodservice operations allows Cutlerease to be set up anywhere
PR Newswire (07/18)

Home & Garden Care

Walmart in Jacksonville, Florida, to undergo US$1.3M in renovations, including garden area, breakroom, signage improvements; Jacksonville Sam's Club to also undergo US$1.1M in renovations, including new fresh juice area, refrigerated cases, sales areas
Florida Times-Union (07/18)


GE Appliances starts production at new CoCREATE microfactory in Stamford, Connecticut, producing Monogram Smart Flush Hearth Ovens; CoCREATE facility comprises manufacturing hub and spaces for community activities, training for part-time student workers
Stamford Advocate (07/20)

Microsoft, contractor Compass Group open 100% electric food hall One Esterra on new East Campus, serving over 1,000 meals/day; culinary director says electric equipment emits less heat, makes hall cooler and highly responsive to temperature adjustments
Foodservice Director (07/18)

Laundry-Care Products

Henkel completes US$70M expansion of its largest, most technologically advanced logistics site in Bowling Green, Kentucky; site upgraded to integrate Industry 4.0 innovations, will support laundry, home care and beauty production, storage and distribution
PR Newswire (07/21)

P&G will invest US$501M to expand its fabric-care product manufacturing site in Lima, Ohio; investment will expand manufacturing and warehousing space for laundry detergent and related products, set to be completed in 2026
Happi (07/15)

Napkins/Paper Towels

Baosuo signs contract to supply project with annual capacity of 20,000 tons for household paper firm in Hanoi, Vietnam; contract covers Baotuo crescent former tissue machine, 10 sets of Baosuo tissue converting machines and Baojin tissue packing machines
Baosuo Paper Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. (07/19)

Oral Care Products

LG Household & Health Care will begin marketing a new toothpaste under its Perioe brand in the US after receiving FDA approval; product is formulated with stannous fluoride and anti-oxidation technology, will also be launched in EU under its Reach brand
Global Cosmetics News (07/18)

Small Appliances

The Skinny Confidential launches new Pink Balls facial massager, designed to complement to brand's aluminum ice roller; massager is available on brand’s website
Hypebae (07/20)

IKEA issues recall for its Metallisk stainless steel coffee maker over product safety concerns, stating that the product may 'deteriorate and/or react during use'; customers can return the product for a full refund
CE Noticias Financieras (07/18)

Household Products

Portable beverageware category boosted by increasing consumer interest in hydration, sustainable/reusable containers and return to worksites and schools; US consumers spent US$3.3B on portable beverageware in the year ended May, up 20% from year ago: NPD
The NPD Group Inc. (07/19)

Hefty launches Compostable Printed Paper Plates and Bowls that are compostable and made with 98% plant-based materials and without PFAS; disposable tableware is available at Walmart and Target
Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. (07/15)

 Household Products Brands


Executive Perspective: Packaging Technology Leader for P&G’s Surface Care Portfolio shares how company uses carbon-based LCAs to guide its packaging design; official offers examples for Swiffer, Mr. Clean and Dawn
Packaging World (07/20)

 Household Products Ingredients

Flavors, Fragrances & Scents

Chanel introduces Gabrielle Chanel Parfum, available as 35 ml perfume extract with notes of with jasmine, ylang-ylang, orange blossom and Grasse tuberose; square bottle made from ultra-thin glass is topped with a spray nozzle for precise application
Fragrantica (07/21)

Spain's Mercadona supermarket highlights social media success of its Verissime perfume collection, now available at its stores in Spain and Portugal; line features two feminine and two masculine scents made with blend of citrus, woody and floral notes
CE Noticias Financieras (07/20)

Household Product Ingredients

Recent federal ruling enables state court lawsuits to proceed against Bayer in relation to health issues among users of Monsanto's Roundup weed killer; Monsanto previously attempted to limit proceedings to federal lawsuits
PR Newswire (07/15)

Natural Ingredients/Clean Products

Arcaea acquires Gadusol Laboratories, a developer of natural sun protective compounds that exist in marine life, based on synthetic biology technology; acquisition aligns with Arcaea's mission to unlock benefits of natural molecules
PR Newswire (07/20)

Evonik's short-chain ceramide SPHINOX Lift and plant-sourced TEGO Sterol 7-DHC V active ingredients receive Ringier Technology Innovation Awards for Personal Care 2022; company highlights dedication to sustainable, functional ingredients for skin care
Evonik Industries AG (07/19)



Harris Teeter president Tammy DeBoer says home delivery cost will not outweigh benefit of access for customers in areas without grocery stores; while company is still working out some details, model has been 'highly successful' for parent company Kroger
Business North Carolina (07/21)

Morrisons is set to lose its spot as UK's fourth largest supermarket in favor of Aldi, which is just 0.3 percentage points behind; Kantar data for three months to July 11 shows Morrisons' sales fell 6.7%, from £3B to £2.8B, while Aldi's rose by 11.3%
Daily Mail (London, England) (07/21)

Club Store

Costco plans to build Ridgefield, Washington, location near Interstate 5; 151,000-sq-ft location will be third in Clark County, generate US$700,000/year in local tax revenue, provide 300 to 400 jobs
Daily News, The (Longview, WA) (07/20)

Costco says it will open more stores in Christchurch and Wellington, New Zealand, if its Auckland mega-store at Westgate succeeds; company looks to have half a million people in a trade area, which it defines as a 45 minute drive in any direction
Bay of Plenty Times (New Zealand) (07/18)

E-Commerce Trends & Statistics

Mexican Assn. of Online Sales debuts AMVO Academy, an educational offering focused on promoting e-commerce in the country; AMVO says e-commerce represents only 11% of total retail sales in Mexico, despite growing 27% in 2021
CE NAFTA 2.0 Newswire (07/21)

Study of US consumers' views on ghost kitchens finds that perception of personal, societal benefits improves consumer trust toward them, while perception of societal risks affects trust negatively; trust affects behavioral intentions positively
International Journal of Hospitality Management (07/20)

Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Japanese telecom company NTT to roll out full-scale operations of small stores featuring unmanned payment system that allows customers to shop with their smartphones, requiring fewer staff; NTT aims to have system at 200 stores nationwide by fiscal 2024
Yomiuri Shimbun (07/21)

Victoria's Secret will open its first physical retail store next month in Mumbai, India, with plans for additional stores in Delhi and Bengaluru next year; three brand categories will cover perfumes, body care products, intimate wear and athleisurewear
MarketLine (07/20)

 Household Products Packaging

Household Packaging

Spain improved household plastics recycling by 10% year-over-year in 2021 to 677,096 tons; higher recycling rate is due to public awareness, with 16% increase of recycling from schools, offices, shopping centers, says Cicloplast general manager
CE Noticias Financieras (07/20)

American Cleaning Institute launches web page and guide devoted to helping consumers navigate recycling cleaning product packaging; guide breaks down considerations when recycling different containers and how to find details on local recycling programs
American Cleaning Institute (07/20)

Rigid Packaging

Berry increases versatility of its 2L Ribbed Rectangular bottle with new 38/23 neck option, which can be used with a Berry 38/23 closure; the PET bottle has ribbed design, pinched handle, can be used for cleaners, surface finishers, car shampoos, more
Berry Global Group Inc. (07/21)

APC Packaging releases in-stock 50% PCR Jar and Cap Series for skincare and beauty brands; series is made of 50% PP and 50% PCR resin and is available in 30ml and 50ml capacities
Cosmetics Business (07/21)

Plastic Packaging

Saperatec to build German-based recycling plant for composite flexible packaging, beverage cartons containing aluminum, plastics, with expected start in 2023; facility to process up to 18,000 tonnes/year using company's water-based, solvent-free process
Packaging Europe (07/21)

Spectra Packaging responds to Greenpeace's Big Plastic Count report, saying it doesn’t recognize the 'valuable role' plastics has in minimizing waste; company also concerned about some of the report’s messaging, say it’s 'misleading' and 'unhelpful'
Spectra Packaging Ltd. (07/21)

Packaging Design

Cardbox Packaging wins two Carton Austria Awards 2021; company wins for BillerudKorsas’ folding box for Gloot charcoal that turns into a heating system and for Playbrush’s Smart One sonic toothbrush packaging featuring Metsa Board paperboard
European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) (07/21)

AWT Labels & Packaging introduces a fully recyclable and resealable flexible package for consumer goods applications, such as disposable wipes; the solution features AWT’s proprietary and internally engineered reseal label structure
AWT Labels & Packaging (07/21)

Reusable/Refillable/Storage Containers

Packaging Design Wrap-Up: Design firm uses packaging to help shift perception of magic mushrooms; app-enabled refillable medication dispenser eliminates need for blister packs; Panera Bread’s reusable cup charges cell phones
Industry Intelligence Inc. (07/15)


Latest: Jul, 21 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
Church & Dwight (CHD) 93.19 93.25 -0.06% 9.71%
Clorox (CLX) 147.95 147.80 0.10% -17.27%
Ecolab (ECL) 163.34 159.40 2.47% -23.84%
Henkel AG & Co. KGAA (HEN) :ETR 60.60 60.50 0.17% -21.71%
Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) 20.02 19.93 0.45% -26.53%
Procter & Gamble (PG) 140.77 141.55 -0.55% 1.13%
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN) 28.23 28.40 -0.60% -1.88%
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) 87.19 87.18 0.01% -52.28%
Spectrum Brands (SPB) 72.52 71.72 1.12% -13.79%
Unilever plc (ULVR) :LON 3,893.00 3,943.00 -1.27% -9.92%