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Regulation changes in the food industry

Are you aware that changes to food labels have just come into force? From 13th December 2016, nutritional information such as energy, fat, carbohydrates, protein and salt have to be provided on the label. Before that date, these details were…

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Agreement brings advanced natural ingredient to UK market

Blagden is delighted to announce an agreement with Biova LLC to supply BiovaDerm, an advanced skincare ingredient based on water-soluble egg membrane, to the personal care market in the UK and Ireland. Biova® LLC, based in the USA, leads the…

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A green solution to the plastic microbead ban

Blagden has the perfect solution for formulators looking for an alternative to plastic microbeads which are to due to be banned from cosmetics by the end of 2017 (see news report). Concerns over plastic microbeads have been growing as these…

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New appointment for Personal Care team

Blagden has added to its Personal Care team with the appointment of Theresa Harrison as Technical Sales Coordinator. Theresa has a degree in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry from Aston University and an SCS Diploma Course in Cosmetic Science. She…

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Introducing Jolee – natural added-value ingredients

Our Key Supply Partner, Oleon, has launched a new product line, Jolee®, which covers all its enhanced value products. The launch creates a second product range to sit alongside the existing Radia® brand for personal care ingredients. Radia® Oleochemicals are…

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Guidance for reducing sugar content in food and drinks

The Food and Drinks Federation has published a free reformulation guide for small food and drink producers who want to reduce the sugar content of their products. The new guidance sets out the regulatory framework covering the reduction of sugars, key…

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Blagden Specialty Chemicals appointed distributor for ECKART products in UK and Ireland

Effective 1st August 2016, Blagden Specialty Chemicals will be the distributor for ECKART products in the UK and Ireland. Dedicated ECKART Technical Service/Sales employees will continue to be based in the UK. ECKART is one of the foremost international manufacturers…

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Plant stem cell research brings exciting benefits

Ground-breaking work on plant actives delivers cutting-edge products Blagden supplies NatureCell products which have been developed through innovative research on plant stem cells. The company behind the products is Infinitec which is applying knowledge and techniques traditionally confined to the…

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Once in a lifetime celebration for our 150th anniversary

Blagden raised the profile of our business and the chemicals industry this month when, cheered on by flag-waving crowds, company representatives joined Jessica Ennis, 18 vintage cars, a steamroller and 6,500 people in a procession through the streets of the…

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All aboard please as Blagden joins the Lord Mayor’s Show

In celebration of 150 years in the UK chemicals market, Blagden will join the historic Lord Mayor’s Show through the City of London on Saturday November 10th. A traditional Routemaster bus will be carrying the name Blagden through the heart…

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Exploring new applications for chlorates

Blagden has been supplying chlorates for a range of new and interesting applications which take advantage of their chemical properties, for example: Oxygen generators and candles: Sodium chlorate is being used in devices to provide emergency supplies of oxygen. In…

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Innovative applications for glass microspheres

Our range of glass microspheres is being used in an increasingly broad variety of applications Blagden supplies a wide range of glass microspheres which is proving of increasing interest in specialist applications. We supply hollow and solid spheres in sizes…

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Reduce energy use in thermoplastic manufacture

Faster throughput at lower temperatures for thermoplastic manufacture Blagden can supply processing aids to ease the flow of plastics at lower temperatures without compromising physical properties. Manufacturers therefore benefit from reduced energy input and faster throughput. Contact us for more…

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Blagden's extensive coatings range on show

The theme of Blagden's 150 anniversary year carried through to our presence at Surfex Plus - the major surface coatings exhibition in the UK. For the first time, this biannual event took place in Birmingham's NEC and Blagden's stand represented…

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Blagden 150 year anniversary Thames boat trip

London’s Tower Pier was the setting as excitement filled the air and a bustling crowd boarded the sailing barge ‘Will’ to celebrate of 150 years of Blagden Specialty Chemicals this summer. Greeted on board with champagne, Tower Bridge was soon…

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