From 3rd – 5th April 2018, Cedefindo participated in the Indonesia Cosmetics Ingredients Expo (ICI) — the world’s largest annual exhibition of cosmetic ingredients — which was held at the Jakarta International Expo. Held by the Indonesian Cosmetics Association (PERKOSMI), the event served as a venue to promote the country's strategic advantage in cosmetic ingredients manufacturing to international players. More than 120 companies and some 5,000 visitors attended the event which also featured 25 seminars covering the latest developments from within the industry.
Cedefindo exhibited samples of various lipsticks, foundations and perfumes, highlighting its capacity to produce a broad range of cosmetic products. Visitors were also provided with detailed insights into the company’s Halal-compliant production capabilities which are available for nearly all of its production lines as of 2014 — 90% of the company’s customers now require halal-certified products.
Moreover, Cedefindo now prioritises in offering its Full Contract Manufacturing services to new clients. This comprehensive, end-to-end service includes formula development, the procurement of raw materials, manufacturing, packing and product registration. Further supported by an in-house laboratory, the company can quickly identify the ideal composition of ingredients that best fulfil its clients' individual concepts; demonstrating the Cedefindo's reputation as a reliable OEM cosmetic manufacturer in Indonesia.
The ICI 2018 expo illustrated Indonesia’s standing as a growing market for sourcing cosmetic ingredients in addition to showcasing its potential as a manufacturing hub for local and international cosmetics brands. As such, companies such as Cedefindo can thus provide the tailored solutions needed to capture the unique business opportunities within this lucrative sector. Coupled with its competence to adhere to shariah-compliant production standards, the company has the flexibility to move in-line with modern trends and therefore help boost the brand names of future partners to discerning consumers across the country.