Natural home care brand Soapnut Republic won two prestigious consumer-choice awards at Eco Design Fair 2018 in Shanghai on October 21.

Eco Design Fair 2018

Soapnut Republic's founders, Australian Kim Gilliland and New Zealander Bobby Mitchell, were presented with the top prize for the event: The Shining Star Award for Most Outstanding Eco Impact.

Soapnut Republic Shining Star Award - Eco design fair

They also received the Eco Product Trailblazer Award for Best Eco Product / Innovation.

Soapnut Republic Eco Product Trailblazer - Eco Design Fair 2018

“We are thrilled and extremely proud to have been recognised by our industry peers and consumers as a company leading the field in the development of innovative natural products,” Kim said.

Kim Gilliland - Soapnut Republic Founder

Soapnut Republic products are powered by 100% natural soapnut berry extract, blended with the finest selection of essential oils, and plant and mineral ingredients from around the world.

“We're all about making products that are as safe, natural and effective as possible using the highest quality ingredients,” Kim explained.

“We have three young children, and we make every product with the safety of our own family in mind.”

Soapnut Republic Refill Programme - Eco Design Fair


Soapnut berry extract is 100% natural, non-toxic, biodegradable, allergen free, and extremely gentle on skin, fabrics and household surfaces. Its powerful cleaning properties enable outstanding results that other products can only achieve using toxic chemicals.


October 26, 2018 — Fionna Lee