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Gummies

 
 
 

Chewable, plant-based supplements, always convenient and delicious

 
 
 

Gummy vitamins aren’t just for kids anymore. In fact, adults are responsible for a surge in popularity of this dosage form, accounting for 80% of the market in recent years. Today’s consumers are opting for chewable gummies to reduce pill fatigue and support their active, on-the-go lifestyles since they can be taken anytime without water or food. More than 75 million people worldwide follow a vegan, kosher and/or halal diet and this number continues to grow year over year, leading to an equal rise in the need for plant-based alternatives to traditional gelatin gummies.

Consumers who may have grown up eating gelatin-based gummy bears, fruit snacks and marshmallows, are looking for this familiar mouthfeel, taste and texture in their supplements. Switching from gelatin to animal-free alternatives can be intimidating since that well-known texture and taste is harder to achieve with pectin and carrageenan. But with the right ingredients and a little help from a trusted manufacturing partner, plant-based gummies can provide an excellent sensory experience to consumers. And as a bonus for gummy manufacturers, these alternatives increase heat stability, ensuring gummies won’t melt together or stick to the inside of the bottle.

DuPont will walk you through every step of the process to ensure your gummy supplements deliver a positive consumer experience with every taste. If transitioning to plant-based alternatives is your goal, we can help identify the best ingredients to create supplements with a superior sensory experience, processing and delivery. Backed by a broad portfolio of natural ingredients, our team of global experts can help you create safe, high-quality gummies both adults and children will love.

 
 
 

Product Recommendations:

Our Solution

Benefits

Pectin

‘Clean label’, heat stable ingredient used to create soft viscous texture, while requiring short setting times and temperatures

Gelcarin®

Plant-based alternatives to gelatin for formulating vegan supplements to support active consumers

Naturally occurring hydrophilic polysaccharides extracted from red seaweed used in gelling for thickening and stabilizing formulations

Adds thermal stability to the supplements

*Examples only and not representative of a complete list of products. Regional regulations may restrict the use of certain products in dietary supplements. Please contact us for further information.

 
 
 

References

Krawiec, Sebastian. Who's Driving the Gummy Supplement Market? Hint: It's Not Kids. 2018, www.nutritionaloutlook.com/view/whos-driving-gummy-supplement-market-hint-its-not-kids.

Kuper, Arthur, et al. How Many Vegans in The World? In the USA? (2020). 8 May 2020, veganbits.com/vegan-demographics/.

Products We Offer:

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Formulate exceptional plant-based supplements, sourced from citrus
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Water-soluble, plant-based ingredient with diverse functionality
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Versatile plant-based alternative to gelatin
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A delayed release coating solution for nutraceuticals
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Versatile functional ingredient for dietary supplements
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Superior dietary supplement disintegrants
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Consumer-friendly tablet binders
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Ingredients extracted straight from nature

Solutions We Deliver:

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Enable on-the-go, ‘clean label’ supplements that match consumer’s fast-paced lifestyle and increases adherence
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High-quality ingredients, released with absolute accuracy for immediate, sustained & delayed release results
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Transform natural functional ingredients into great tasting alternative dosage forms like gummies, ODTS, soft chews and chewables
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Innovative solutions for delivering greater throughput and yields with improved capsule-processing speed, decreased dosage size and increased efficiency
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Clean and sustainable ingredients sourced right from nature to formulate gummies, tablets, soft and hard capsules
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Deliver exceptional flavor, texture, chewability and swallowability with high-quality solutions for various delivery formats
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Pack in flavor and function, without unnecessary amounts of sugar or preservatives to mask bitter tasting ingredients

Other Delivery Forms:

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Naturally derived supplement ingredients for heat-stable, taste masked and easy-to-swallow softgels
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Reduce pill fatigue with convenient oral dosage forms that eliminate swallowing difficulties while leaving a creamy mouthfeel and pleasant taste
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‘Clean label’ and non-GMO ready-to-use technology for melt-in-your-mouth alternatives to gummy supplements
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Convenient, easy-to-swallow solid oral dosage form for a taste masked, immediate release and cost-efficient solution
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Plant-based and sustainably sourced ingredients to create pills that support vegan, vegetarian, kosher and halal lifestyles
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Efficient, versatile and shelf-stable solutions for the world’s most popular oral dosage form
 
 
 
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