The Impacts of Private Standards on Producers in Developing Countries: Literature review series on the impacts of private standards – part II
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This Market Brief profiles the US market for natural ingredients that are used in the cosmetic and/or dietary supplement industries. It highlights selected Andean products that have potential for capturing a larger share of the US market. The range of natural ingredients covered in this report includes medicinal and aromatic herbs, medicinal herbal extracts and vegetable saps, pectic substances, vegetable mucilages and thickeners, ground-nut oils, fixed oils including castor oil, flaxseed oil, jojoba oil and hemp oil, vegetable waxes and insect waxes such as beeswax, cocoa butter, plant-based colorants such as annato seed, essential oils, resinoids, and oleoresins.