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Vantage gains advantage

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General Resources of Nature LLC Vantage Specialty Ingredients

Vantage Specialty Ingredients acquires Resources of Nature.

WARREN, NJ—Vantage Specialty Ingredients has acquired Resources of Nature LLC, bringing new complimentary product lines for Vantage Personal Care, including: active ingredients, treated powders, dispersions, specialty pigments, emulsifiers and sensory ingredients.

Resources of Nature has several unique platforms of technology as well as a trend setting boutique style of product offerings and formulations that will enhance the overall Personal Care business unit of Vantage.

The combination of product lines will further strengthen Vantage’s offering of active and specialty ingredients while enhancing the Vantage global growth strategy under the Lipo brand. This addition provides even stronger personal care roots to the existing and ever growing tree of Vantage purchases, including Desert Whale Jojoba, the Agrinsa Farm in Argentina, and the Curoxyl and Curcylic product lines.

“We believe these new platforms and innovations will give us significant opportunity for growth with our expansive global personal care sales force and distribution network along with complimentary technology that increases the ‘natural solutions’ we can deliver to our customers,” says Vantage Personal Care senior vice-president and general manager Patrick Brueggman.


About Vantage Personal Care:
Lipo Chemicals, a leading supplier of specialty ingredients to the global personal care industry, was acquired by Vantage Specialty Chemicals in 2010. At that time Vantage also acquired Ruger Chemical, a global full-line supplier and repackager of active and excipient ingredients to the pharmaceutical industry. In 2012, Vantage purchased The Desert Whale Jojoba Company, the largest U.S. grower and producer of Jojoba, under the Lipo brand. Driven by new product development, the Personal Care division is focused on green and natural ingredients providing real value and driving customer brand loyalty through formulation, technology and marketing. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the Personal Care division has offices in 13 countries, as well as a distribution network covering five continents and over 60 countries.

About Resources of Nature:
Resources of Nature is so named for it ever guides the business philosophy and operating principles toward environmentally conscious harvesting, development, refinement, manufacturing and distribution of sustainable, and innovative natural ingredients and products. Providing cosmetic and personal care industry customers with the latest leading edge ingredients, products and concepts, Resources of Nature is located in South Plainfield, NJ. Company information available at

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