Natura and Solazyme announce sales agreement for Microalgae Oil

Natura Cosméticos, one of Latin America's largest cosmetics and personal care products company, and renewable oils and ingredients company Solazyme have announced that, after completing testing and product validation phases over the past year using Solazyme's oils, Natura is purchasing Solazyme's AlgaPūr Microalgae Oil, which will be incorporated into the company's multiple product lines.

Walfredo Linhares, GM of Solazyme Bunge Renewable Oils in Brazil, says: 'We believe high performance and sustainability belong together. Natura is a leader in innovation and globally recognized for their sustainability efforts. We are very happy to work together to deliver better products for consumers and for our planet.'

Natura and Solazyme have been working together for two years on several projects on joint efforts to develop new formulations with Solazyme's microalgae oils.