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Cleaning & pest control

Thankyou founder opens up about the highs and lows of brand transformations

Thankyou founder opens up about the highs and lows of brand transformations

Over the past year, Thankyou has undergone a sizable transformation.  After restructuring its entire business model, the purpose-driven personal care brand launched a number of new initiatives, includi...
Aboriginal artwork elevates Sabco’s new Jingo product range
Pental powers through tough market conditions, grows core business
White King launches bleach-free Multi-Purpose Cleaner
Reckitt creates ‘air sanitising spray’ effective against coronavirus

Cleaning & pest control Archives

Spraywell launches antibacterial surface cleaner into Coles

The FDA-approved product cleans and protects household surfaces and contains antimicrobial ingredients such as horseradi...

What was behind Australia’s potato shortage?

Food industries which rely on potatoes are compensating for these expected losses by contracting a greater number of gro...

Henkel NZ cleared to acquire Earthwise brand and assets

The regulator assessed the “potential impact” of the proposed acquisition on the “competition in the national markets” f...
_Hudston launches new eco-friendly All Purpose Cleaner

Hudston launches eco-friendly All Purpose Cleaner

The company said it believes in creating products that deliver "exceptional cleaning performance" and prioritise the wel...

Dynamo parent seeks to buy New Zealand’s Earthwise brand

Henkel wants to add Earthwise to its international portfolio of brands.
FMCG Ethique halts production of its home cleaning concentrates

Ethique stops making home-cleaning concentrates

The Kiwi company said there has been an “explosion of household cleaning concentrates” in the market during the past two...

Clorox recalls up to 37 million Pine-Sol cleaners in the US

"People with healthy immune systems are usually not affected by the bacteria," says US regulator.
Detergents discovered to wash no better than water, NZ consumer watchdog finds

Some laundry detergents ‘no better than water’ says consumer watchdog

The detergents were ranked on how well they removed collar and cuff marks, everyday grime, grass stains, olive oil, and ...

Kiwi eco-cleaning start-up set for Australian launch

Cleanery products come in a recyclable sachet that can be put into any spray bottle.

Campaign launched to cut textile waste after $6 billion worth thrown out

The ‘Make Textile Waste Vanish’ campaign aims to educate Australian consumers on how to avoid or reduce textile waste by...

Re.stor launches water-free cleaning products

The products will be available in more than 500 Woolworths stores nationwide and online.

Pental’s Hampers with Bite acquisition already paying off

Home and hygiene product maker Pental has reported strong performance across its company portfolio in its first-half res...

P&G develops upside-down dishwashing liquid bottle

The new design provides a mess-free experience and it is easier to use than existing bottle designs.

​​Eco-startup Zero Co crashes crowdfunding servers as shares go on sale

Five minutes into the raise, Zero Co successfully raised $1 million, marking the fastest raise in the country.

Who Gives A Crap raises $41.5m to fund expansion

The investment was led by Verlinvest, a family-owned investment group behind Oatly and Tony’s Chocolonely.