Neptune Wellness, IFF Partner To ‘Up The Game’ In Hemp/CBD Personal Care
Canadian extraction specialist Neptune, which has transitioned from marine-based oils for the nutrition market to focus on cannabis opportunities, says its budding Forest Remedies line could expand to more than 100 hemp-derived cosmetic, dietary supplement and home-care products under a recently announced collaboration with International Flavors & Fragrances.
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