Child enjoys taking her medicine thanks to processes to improve the taste of drugs.


Quality supplements with flavor and function


Many of the nutritional ingredients that support our immune, digestive and cardiovascular systems often taste bitter or sour. This presents a problem since taste is one of the main features consumers value in their dietary supplements – if a supplement tastes bad, consumers may eliminate it from their regimen entirely. And when it comes to botanical ingredients, which often possess earthy flavors, getting the taste just right becomes an even greater challenge.

Consider the gummy: Many supplement manufacturers add large amounts of sugar when preparing this delivery format to compensate for unpleasant tastes. Some vitamins pack up to 8 grams of sugar per serving, 32% of the recommended daily intake. As consumers become more health conscious, many are looking for supplements with little to no sugar, posing a challenge for manufacturers. Alternatively, for tablets, hard and soft capsules, manufacturers are challenged to ensure the exterior coatings don’t create a chalky taste, while also allowing for lubricity, easy swallowability and a shelf stability.

When you partner with us, our extensive pharmaceutical background paired with our broad portfolio means you have a wide range of taste masking techniques at your fingertips. Instead of attempting to mask the flavor of nutritional ingredients with excessive sweeteners, we work with our customers to complement the natural taste. And we allow you to effectively coat a tablet or capsule without reducing its functionality. Together, our team of global experts will help you overcome your manufacturing challenges and customize formulations to create a great-tasting supplement every time.


Product Recommendations*

Our Solution




Soft capsules

Non-GMO, vegan alternative to gelatin to encapsulate oily and pasty ingredients  


Hard capsules


Non-GMO plant-based tablet coatings that provide excellent sensory experience and branding flexibility;

Alternative to gelatin to form vegan hard capsules


Hard capsules

Soft capsules



Premium ethylcellulose resins used for stable films and coatings that enable taste masking nutritional ingredients and formulations 


Hard capsules

Soft capsules


Non-GMO, clean-label coating for reducing unpleasant taste and odors

Aquacoat® ECD



Aqueous dispersion of ethylcellulose that is used for stable films and coatings for taste masking applications 

*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.



McCoy, Mary Kate. “Dietitian: Gummy Vitamin Use May Be On Rise, But Food Remains Best Nutrition Source.” WPR, 28 June 2018,

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Additional Solutions:


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

High-quality ingredients, released with absolute accuracy for immediate, sustained & delayed release results

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

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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