National First prize winner

UMA Cosmetics

Natural cosmetics made from rawmaterial found in the Amazon rainforest

Pitch

UMA is the International Exporting brand of Qita Cosmetics, a company that produces Bath and Body products, using mainly raw materials provided by the Amazon rainforest and it’s indiginous people. As the greenest country on earth Suriname has te potential to diversify its economy with the production of natural and organic skin care products in a sutainable, eco-friendly way and providing alternative jobs for locals dependent on the gold and mining sector.

Traditional herbs, flowers and oils are used to Pamper the skin with a modern twist, leaving it clean, hydrate and healthy. Interestingly is that we use packaging material that can easely be recycled or upcycled. One has the option of refilling their jars as well. Since all formulas are created and owned by Qita Cosmetics, it is even possible to produce private labeling cosmetics for other cosmetic companies.

Your body is your temple, so Pamper Yourself Like Royalty with UMA Cosmetics

Quick facts

  • 2019 Participant
    Year of participation
  • Sustainable Production Systems
    Theme
  • Suriname
    Country
  • € 2.5k
    Revenue
  • 2
    Teamsize
  • 250
    Customers

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Team

  • Jaya Faria - Jarvis, CEO; Lucien Faria, Logistics And Distribution Manager; Patricia Thomas, Production Manager

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