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Control Speed of Action

High-quality nutritional ingredients, released with absolute accuracy


When a consumer feels a stomachache coming on, they may reach for a ginger or peppermint capsule for immediate relief, while someone struggling with insomnia may opt for a melatonin tablet to sustain a good night’s sleep. Each dietary supplement requires a tailored mode of action to maximize the consumer benefit, whether that be immediate, sustained or delayed release action.

Today’s consumers want more than just an effective supplement to support a healthy lifestyle - they want to achieve that with fewer doses and superior tolerance. Traditionally, consumers need to take several immediate release tablets throughout the day to receive the recommended dosage of a dietary supplement. Utilizing innovative ingredients, manufacturers can design modified release formulations that offer complete control over the onset and duration of nutritional ingredient release. Today’s hectic world also calls for supplement products that can be consumed on-the-go. This is where chewable tablets and orally disintegrating tablets can shine since they can be consumed without water and provide quick action of the supplement ingredient.

To fully take advantage of extended release tablets and immediate release formulations, supplement manufacturers and brand owners need a partner who understands how to tailor the speed of nutritional ingredient release to maximize benefits and convenience for consumers.

Backed by science and decades of formulation experience, our team of global experts can help customize your formulations. Consider DuPont as your one-stop-shop for creating a variety of dosage forms with optimal controlled release that deliver higher quality and functional ingredients to your consumers at the perfect time, enhancing sensory experience and convenience. We’re here every step of the way to help you produce immediate, sustained or delayed release supplements that exceed consumer expectations. 


Product Recommendations*

Our Solution



Manucol®, Protanal®


Sustainabily harvested sodium alginate for controlled release applications



Hard capsules

Non-GMO, plant-based binder and film former for immediate and controlled release tablets as well as vegan capsules




Non-GMO, plant-based disintegrant for immediate and fast release and dissolution 

Avicel® CE-15


Improved flow and better compressability for immediate release applications


Hard capsules

Soft capsules


Non-GMO, clean-label and sustainably sourced from seaweed to delay the release of nutritional ingredients


Soft capsules

Clean-label, vegan and non-GMO alternative to gelatin, used to reduce cross-linking and eliminate melting

*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.


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Additional Solutions:


Enable on-the-go, ‘clean label’ supplements that match consumer’s fast-paced lifestyle and increases adherence

Transform natural functional ingredients into great tasting alternative dosage forms like gummies, ODTS, soft chews and chewables

Innovative solutions for delivering greater throughput and yields with improved capsule-processing speed, decreased dosage size and increased efficiency

Clean and sustainable ingredients sourced right from nature to formulate gummies, tablets, soft and hard capsules

Deliver exceptional flavor, texture, chewability and swallowability with high-quality solutions for various delivery formats

Pack in flavor and function, without unnecessary amounts of sugar or preservatives to mask bitter tasting ingredients

Products We Offer:


Formulate exceptional plant-based supplements, sourced from citrus

Water-soluble, plant-based ingredient with diverse functionality
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Versatile plant-based alternative to gelatin

A delayed release coating solution for nutraceuticals

Versatile functional ingredient for dietary supplements

Superior dietary supplement disintegrants

Consumer-friendly tablet binders

Ingredients extracted straight from nature

Delivery Forms We Offer:


Naturally derived supplement ingredients for heat-stable, taste masked and easy-to-swallow softgels

Reduce pill fatigue with convenient oral dosage forms that eliminate swallowing difficulties while leaving a creamy mouthfeel and pleasant taste

Delicious chewable, vegan supplements that support healthy, on-the-go lifestyles without loads of sugar

‘Clean label’ and non-GMO ready-to-use technology for melt-in-your-mouth alternatives to gummy supplements

Convenient, easy-to-swallow solid oral dosage form for a taste masked, immediate release and cost-efficient solution

Plant-based and sustainably sourced ingredients to create pills that support vegan, vegetarian, kosher and halal lifestyles

Efficient, versatile and shelf-stable solutions for the world’s most popular oral dosage form
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