HPCI (Home and Personal Care Ingredients) Exhibition and Conference was held in Mumbai at Sahara Star Hotel on 28th & 29th April 2022. Focus of this event is on raw materials, active ingredients and techniques for the formulation of cosmetic and home care products. The thrust was on the innovative ingredients for formulating effective cosmetic and home care products. It is the place to meet peers face-to-face, experience and discuss the latest developments and identify innovative products and solutions. Companies from all over India as well as overseas participated and there was something for everyone. One could meet who's-who from home and personal care industry.
The Innovation Zone showcased brand new, innovative raw material/ products, each launched either at the show or within the 6 months prior, allowing manufacturers to gain inspiration for their next product formulations. Innovation Zone displayed products that challenged minds of all.ISCC- HPCI Conference was organised by ISCC (Indian Society of Cosmetic Chemists) having theme of Trends 3.0: Game Changer in the Cosmetic Industry, where presenters gave their best to stir the mind of audience.
Keynote address was delivered by Mr. Umashan Naidoo, Head Customer & Beauty – Trent Ltd., who delivered histrionic lecture. He is unique & different, was evident from his style & the way of his delivery. Artificial intelligence was stressed upon by speakers like Sarada Samantray, Associate Dean, NMIMS and Ranjit Barshikar, CEO - QbD International.
Archana Prasad of spoke on Blend of Personal Care, Derma Products and Colour Cosmetics. Triveni Kulkarni, Senior Research Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care, Mintel, gave an account of sustainability & packaging trends in beauty whereas Avani Mainkar, CSO, Keva Pvt Ltd.,spoke on new trends in Hair Care.
The Conference was chaired by Dr.Vijay Bambulkar, ( Consultant & former Director of J&J) & co-chaired by Vinay Kumar Singh, Head-Formulation, Kumar Organic Products Research Centre. Conference was very useful, fruitful & an eye opener for industry.
ISCC-HPCI conference gave an overall insight to customer to use new & effective ingredients.
This year the footfall was very good and most booths were found to be bubbling with visitors.
Kumar Organic Products Ltd.,(KOPL) had also participated in the exhibition with range of all products and launched four focused products like Kopuchiol (Bakuchiol- a natural Retinol alternative), Two bio-ferments- Kopryza (Bacillus/Rice ferment filtrate) & Kopalleum (Saccharomyces/Coconut Oil/Onion Bulb Ferment Lysate Filtrate Oil),both being effective in Hair & Skin care segments and a Kumar preservative blend KOPTBC (Triethyl Citrate, Caprylyl Glycol, Benzoic Acid).
A team from different facets of business of KOPL( as below) were at the booth in the exhibition being led by Director-Germany, Mr. Shaurya Singh. Dr. Maya Paul-AGM, Biotech presented in technical Seminar on Kopalleum-The powerhouse of Hair Growth & Anti scar Bioactives from fermented Onions !!
Mrs. Sunitha Hanumanth : GM-Sales & Marketing, Dr. Maya Paul : AGM Biotech, Mr. Vinay Kumar Singh-Head Formulation, Mr.Shivkumar-Asst.Manager-sales West, Mr.Rishabh Sagar-Asst.Manager sales,Patna & Mr. Pramod Shahu-Asst. Manager,sales North.
The show had overwhelming success with visitors thronging the stalls and the exhibitors having brisk business and those seeking information & knowledge like students from various institutes, too could learn a lot.