Essano
Personal care products
Founded in New Zealand in 2000. Manufacturing occurs in their factory in Auckland. Acquired by Vitality Brands in 2024.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating A
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Company Ownership

Essano Ltd
NZL
Vitality Brands Worldwide Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Essano Ltd
AUS
"Wellness" products
Founded by two ex-corporate "road warriors" who gave up the money and prestige of high profile jobs, to have more time for home, family, and health. Acquired Tribe Skincare in 2023 and NZ beauty brand Essano in 2024.

Company Assessment

Essano Ltd
Praise
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2024 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2024)
Information
This company manufactures products that are certified organic under the EcoCert label. All Mix brands are created in their certified organic cosmetic laboratory and manufacturing plant, but only a few of their products are certified organic.
Vitality Brands Worldwide Pty Ltd
Praise
By meeting the requirements of LowCO2 certification under the NoCO2 Program, Vitality Brands is now a low carbon business. Vitality Brands have measured and fully offset their operational emissions.
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2024 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2024)
Information
This company is a supporter of Carbon Neutral, a not for profit organisation that provides practical ways for organisations to measure, reduce, manage and offset greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to revegetation. 1,000 trees/shrubs have been established on this company's behalf.
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of packaging, reducing carbon footprint, ethical sourcing and community support

Company Details

Type:
Private company
Founded:
2000

Contact Details

Address:
Airport Oaks, Auckland , New Zealand
Website:
www.essanolimited.com

Products / Brands

Essano
Dominate Hair Styling
Essano Shampoo
Essano Skin Care
Essano Man Mens Grooming
Shock Waves Hair Styling