A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W

Omya International AG

Company-logo  COMPANY DETAILS
Omya International AG
Baslerstrasse 42
CH-4665 Oftringen
Switzerland
Website
Call

+41 62 789 29 29







Omya is a leading global producer of mineral ingredients and a worldwide distributor of specialty additives. Its portfolio of natural minerals is generated in accordance with the most stringent regulatory and quality standards, as required by the food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries

Fortification with Omya Calcipur®
In the field of supplementation, calcium carbonate is a globally recognized source of calcium that allows a number of related health claims. Thanks to its high elemental calcium content, only low dosages of Omya Calcipur® are required to provide a nutritional boost, positively affecting both cost and sensory impact. Possible areas of application include infant nutrition, (breakfast) cereals, bakery products and vegan dairy alternatives.

The ingredient can also be used to produce dietary supplements in solid dosage forms, such as vitamin D + calcium tablets for bone health.

More than “just” enrichment
Omya’s highly versatile calcium portfolio has multiple functionalities: it can act as a fortification agent, white pigment, extrusion aid and release agent for powdery products. Depending on the application in question, different ranges and brands are available to match specific requirements.

Thanks to its role as a global distributor, Omya possesses a comprehensive portfolio of multipurpose ingredients, such as natural food colors, yeast extracts, stevia, vitamins and other food supplements, as well as textured soy protein components. The combination of this vast application know-how with its wide choice of high-quality ingredients enables the company to develop holistic and tailored formulations. This all-round service is appreciated by customers all over the world.



Articles On Nutrition Insight

FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

Omya hopes to bridge the “fiber gap” with new powder range

24 Nov 2022 --- Swiss industrial mineral specialist Omya has released a new series of powdered fiber supplements, which it hopes will help close the fiber gap as most consumers are not getting... Read More

NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Pharma-nutra divisions narrow as CPhI exhibitors recognize cross-industry applications

11 Nov 2021 --- The gaps between the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical spaces are diminishing as companies continue to maximize the market potential for their ingredients. However, key regulatory... Read More

NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Nutraceutical giants’ partnerships inject life back into industry at Vitafoods

08 Oct 2021 --- Some of industry’s biggest players are joining forces to bring cost-effective yet scientifically backed offerings to the nutraceuticals market. Co-creation is reinvigorating... Read More

NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Vitafoods Europe exhibitors tease mobility and on-the-go supplement showcases

17 Sep 2021 --- Vitafoods Europe 2021 will be the first in-person trade show for many companies since the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to an 18-month halt. This year’s event... Read More

NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

“Each has its merits”: Vitafoods Europe’s organizer embraces hybrid approach

29 Jul 2021 --- Vitafoods Europe is embracing a hybrid format for its comeback this fall. The trade show will combine an in-person program in Geneva, Switzerland (October 5-7) with an online event... Read More




Videos
FormattedPicture

Calcium carbonates in bone health and healthy aging

05 Dec 2018 --- At HiE 2018, Omya presented its Calcipur range of natural calcium carbonates. This all-round ingredient optimizes production processes and formulations, but is also a supreme fortification agent, according to the company. Speaking to NutritionInsight at the show, Stefan Lander, Vice President Consumer Goods at Omya, says: “We are very pleased to present our prototypes with calcium carbonate, which is a very pure, functional and nutritional ingredient.” Thanks to a high bioavailability, this concentrated mineral source supports bone health as well as the proper functioning of muscles and nerves. Besides its nutritional qualities, the ingredient positively influences texture and processing, scoring well in applications such as powdered foods, bakery products, cereals, extruded snacks and vegan drinks.

FormattedPicture

Function and health for powder solutions

08 Aug 2018 --- At this year’s annual IFT Food Expo, Omya presented its Omyafood range, which consists of tailor-made calcium carbonate particles for powdered protein and vitamin premixes. The ingredients act as flow aids and anti-caking agents for the sports nutrition and vitamin supplement industries. Omyafood provides powdered sports nutrition products and vitamin supplements with multiple benefits. Adrian Jager, Director of Market Development & Innovation at Omya, further explains the versatile particles: “It’s something that caters to the growing sports nutrition market and it can be used in vitamin premixes,” he says. “It provides not only nutrition and calcium for these applications but also functionality. The functionality is highlighted in the flowability of the powder.”

FormattedPicture

Calcium fortification for bone health concepts & plant-based beverages – Omya

11 Dec 2017 --- At this year’s FiE, Omya presented its range of high purity calcium carbonates bundled under the brand Omya Calcipur in addition to specialty ingredients from its distribution portfolio. Used in combination, these products enable complete solutions to come quickly to market and satisfy the latest consumer trends. Following the theme “The future stays natural”, Omya demonstrated some of the multiple technical and health-enforcing benefits of their natural mineral particles by serving samples of calcium-enriched drinks and sugar-reduced cookies. NutritionInsight spoke with Katja Reichenbach. 




A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W