Pharma and nutrition

Ultra-pure certified natural minerals for supplementation and acid neutralization, as well as high-performance excipients for improved flow, compactability and disintegration.

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Highly bioavailable calcium and specialist excipients designed for pharma and nutraceutical use 

Omya provides certified, high purity natural minerals specially designed for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets. 


They offer a source of readily bioavailable calcium for supplements, calcium carbonate for acid neutralization, and a glidant with excellent compaction properties and low dusting.

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Specialist ingredients for production synergies


In addition to our wide range of minerals, Omya offers a variety of specialty ingredients for pharma-nutrition applications, creating synergies for customers:

  • Vitamins
  • Botanical extracts
  • Mineral-based actives and excipients
  • Other tableting aid ingredients

Not all products are registered for use in all markets. Check with your local Omya representative or contact us for more information. 

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Technical support

Our technical experts and state of the art laboratories enable us to support customers with feasibility studies, simulating industrial production on a laboratory scale.


With a full range of benchmarking, analytical and long-term testing available, we help customers with the development of prototype products and process improvements.

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Our products are made from high purity minerals, certified to food grade standard. They are monographed and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS).

Omya has proprietary technology to produce multifunctional excipients. Our products help producers overcome challenges in the tableting process caused by poorly compactable active ingredients such as herbal extracts, while providing fast disintegration to tablets, capsules and granules. 

Omya has a technical team and a state-of-the-art laboratory which includes a rotary tableting press, a high shear mixer and a fluidizing bed. We develop prototypes of solid dosage forms and simulate industrial production in our laboratory facilities. We also offer benchmarking, safety testing and other analytical tests.

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