In-house farming solves sourcing concerns in Japan

Growing interest in cosmetics made from naturally grown botanical materials has given manufacturers a new problem

Growing interest in cosmetics made from naturally grown botanical materials has given manufacturers a new problem: Sourcing.

Naturally grown plants vary in quality and composition from season to season, affected by all the vagaries that affect crop farming. Moreover, some plants that may have potential for cosmetics are not farmed on the scale that a major brand might require.

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