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Omya International AG

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Omya International AG
Baslerstrasse 42
CH-4665 Oftringen
Switzerland

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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.



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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Immunity and plant-based trends take infant nutrition by storm

17 Jun 2020 --- The market for infant nutrition is flourishing, with strong expectations of continued and rapid growth in the sector amid a flurry of innovation with key ingredients such as human... Read More

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Seppic launches “bio-inspired” moisturizer amid natural ingredient trend

11 Jun 2020 --- A natural skin moisturizer called Hydrachrysum arrives as the latest addition to Wesource, Seppic’s active ingredient portfolio of personal care solutions. It provides... Read More

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Omya’s calcium carbonate boasts superior bioavailability for fortified foods applications

07 May 2020 --- Mineral ingredients manufacturer Omya has launched Omyaforte 100-OG, a calcium source boasting superior bioavailability. The new ingredient is suitable for fortified foods and... Read More

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Omya unveils 40% elemental calcium ingredient to fortify infant foods

18 Mar 2020 --- Mineral ingredients producer Omya has unveiled a natural source of calcium for use in infant food applications. Omya Calcipur is made up of very fine particles and can enhance... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Omya showcases minerals portfolio at Food Matters Live, Merit’s Functional Foods gains GRAS certification

22 Nov 2019 --- In nutrition news this week, Omya exhibited its range of high purity mineral particles under its Calcipur portfolio at Food Matters Live, in London, UK, November 11-14,... Read More




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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.

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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.”

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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. 




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