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Crop Protection Industry in Flux Large Fluctuations in Supply & Demand and Consolidation Impact the Industry

Crop Protection Industry in Flux: Large Fluctuations in Supply & Demand and Consolidation Impact the Industry

Post 2020, after global supply chain disruptions, the leading agrochemical distributors stockpiled herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides to ensure adequate supply in 2021 and 2022. Prices in 2022 were up considerably, driven by inflation and higher costs of sourcing materials and shipping.

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Sustainability is a Litmus Test for Robustness of the Overall Strategy

Sustainability is a Litmus Test for Robustness of the Overall Strategy

Compared to 10 even 5 years ago, there is a well-established consensus that incorporating and integrating sustainable strategies for a stronger, more ethical future is non-negotiable. And while industry accepts the need for a more sustainable and environmental future, the challenges for businesses and corporations are considerable when it comes to converting this sentiment into action. 

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5 Top Mosquito Control Trends in the United States

Top 5 Mosquito Control Trends in the United States

Kline & Company’s Agrochemicals practice recently updated its research on specialty pesticides used for municipal/government mosquito control. This research is based on structured surveys with mosquito abatement districts and mosquito vector control professionals around the United States. Our Director of Agrochemicals, Laura Mahecha, runs through the top five trends the findings show.

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Cosmoprof India 2023: Professional Beauty Brands Tapping Into India’s Boom

The India market presents a lucrative opportunity for beauty brands, driven by a growing middle class, increasing disposable income, and rising consumer interest in beauty and personal care. Demand for international brands and high-quality products has created a favorable environment for beauty brands, particularly in the professional sector, to expand their presence in India.

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Trend Watch Today’s Aesthetic Skin Care Consumer

Trend Watch: Today’s Aesthetic Skin Care Consumer

Kline’s latest Aesthetic Skin Care Consumer Insights 2023: U.S. Survey reveals that in 2023, aesthetic skin care consumers are sophisticated, trend-conscious, and economically aware. The aesthetics industry has responded to tighter budgets by shifting toward lower-cost treatments and skin care products, while wellness services and new beauty trends are gaining popularity, with a focus on achieving firmer, hydrated, and glowing skin.

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Another Decade of Glyphosate Use Allowed in the European Union

Another Decade of Glyphosate Use Allowed in the European Union

After a regulatory stalemate among member states, the European Commission voted to allow the continued use of glyphosate, a chemical herbicide used as the active ingredient in Roundup, to be sold until 2033. Individual countries can opt to ban the ingredient; however, on the whole, the EU will allow its use on crops and for industrial vegetation management (IVM).

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