Vegetable capsules are HPMC capsules made from plant cellulose or water-soluble polysaccharides, in which the cellulose is 2-hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, generally using short cotton linters or wood pulp as raw materials, made by etherification. For example, carrageenan, pectin, agar, sodium alginate and guar gum are all extracted from plants, and some of their characteristics are the same as animal gelatin.
The current main application field of Vegetable capsules is in the health care product industry, and the demand mainly comes from the overseas health care product market. Among them, North America is the largest and most mature market for Vegetable capsules, and the consumer demand is mainly concentrated in the United States; Europe is the first market to use plant capsules, and the demand is concentrated in Germany, the United Kingdom and France; Asia, especially West Asian countries, It has become an important driving force to drive the global vegetable capsule market because of its belief in and acceptance of plant capsules.
KimaCell®HPMC is odorless, tasteless, and colorless, is stable across a wide spectrum of temperature and humidity.
KimaCell®HPMC enhances the transparency, thickening, mechanical strength, and solubility of capsules. The viscosity range (3mPa·s ~ 15mPa·s) of KimaCell®HPMC is available and an optimal viscosity is made to offer to meet a customer's need.
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