PhytoTrade examines ABS issues in new article

PhytoTrade Africa examines the facts on Access and Benefit Sharing in a new article published in  (pdf copy).

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EcoProducts receives ground breaking bioprospecting permit

EcoProducts receives ground breaking bioprospecting permit

PhytoTrade Africa member, EcoProducts this week became one of only eleven companies in South Africa to receive a bioprospecting permit from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) at the Biodiversity Economy Indaba held in Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa. EcoProducts is based in Limpopo Province and since 2006,

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Muthi Futhi scoops Green Fund and SEED Award

PhytoTrade Africa member, Muthi Futhi Edakeni Trust scooped both the prestigious Green Fund award and United Nations Environment Programme SEED award recently. The awards identify and support innovative social and environmental enterprises that tackle key sustainable development challenges at community level. The South African Green Fund – dedicated to supporting initiatives to

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Africa Organics Kalahari Melon Body Wash wins prestigious industry award

Africa Organics Kalahari Melon Body Wash wins prestigious industry award

PhytoTrade Africa partner, Africa Organics recently scooped the honors for its Kalahari Melon Body Wash in South Africa’s Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review / IFF New Product Competition Awards. The aim of the competition is to give brands the opportunity to showcase innovative new products. Recently re-launched Africa

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Rosby, baobab producer arrives in UK

Rosby, baobab producer arrives in UK

PhytoTrade Head of Marketing Lucy Welford travelled to London last night with Rosby Mthinda so that they can participate in Baobab Week at the Eden Project. “This is a very exciting journey for me” said Rosby, “I am looking forward to sharing all our stories about baobab

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Baobab Week at the eden project, UK

Baobab Week at the eden project, UK

Next week,  8–13 October 2013,  is Baobab Week at the eden project, make sure you get involved and support this fantastic initiative. Also, stay tuned to our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter for up to the minute news on Rosby’s journey from Malawi to Cornwall. More information at our partners the

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Cyril Lombard appointed as CEO of PhytoTrade Africa

Cyril Lombard, former head of Research and Development at PhytoTrade Africa has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive of the organisation.  As one of the founder members of PhytoTrade, and a founder Director of CRIAA-SADC in Namibia, Cyril has over 20 years experience in the natural

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Accredited Partner brand launched in Liberty, London

Accredited Partner brand launched in Liberty, London

Aurelia are absolutely overjoyed to be launching with Liberty in September! What better way to celebrate all things British than with the union of two gorgeous British brands. Having only launched the Aurelia Probiotic Skincare range in January of this year, the partnership with Liberty firmly cements our

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Swazi beauty care range gains regulatory green light for entry into EU

Swazi beauty care range gains regulatory green light for entry into EU

PhytoTrade Africa extends a warm welcome to Joretha Despres, Martha Kaukungwa and Tangi Nashima. John Cheesmond CEO of PhytoTrade said “we are delighted to welcome such outstanding associates at a time when PhytoTrade has never been busier. They are outstanding recruits and we look forward to the value they will add.”

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More baobab products at Eden Project

More baobab products at Eden Project

PhytoTrade Africa extends a warm welcome to Joretha Despres, Martha Kaukungwa and Tangi Nashima. John Cheesmond CEO of PhytoTrade said “we are delighted to welcome such outstanding associates at a time when PhytoTrade has never been busier. They are outstanding recruits and we look forward to the value they will add.”

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