Based in East Sussex, a family owned health & beauty manufacturer have received over £86,000 in R&D tax credits for a first claim covering two years (2016 & 2017). The company provide manufacturing, filling and packing services to the health and beauty industries, specialising in the production of cosmetics and toiletries with complete processing, labelling and packaging solutions. Clients range from High Street chains to independent brand suppliers, offering complete product development.

Research and development is vital for staying ahead in this extremely competitive industry and responding to trends such as changes in new raw materials and ingredients. New production methods are required to streamline the manufacturing process and bring products to market quickly. New formulations have to be created  and continually re-developed to suit different consistencies, viscosities, mix characteristics and packaging types.