Compressible Sugar

What is Compressible Sugar?

Compressible sugar is a type of sugar mainly used for tablet-making in the pharmaceutical industry. This compressed version of sugar is non-hygroscopic, non-reactive with other tablet ingredients, and very soluble in water. It is a white granular powder that is free-flowing and has a sweet taste.

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Compressible Sugar Distributor & Supplier Information

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Compressible Sugar Uses in the Nutritional Supplement & Pharmaceutical Industries

Binder and Filler
Compressible sugars act as binders and fillers in the formulation of tablets and powders.
Compressible sugar is often used as an excipient in the manufacturing of capsules and tablets.  By helping to bind the active ingredients together, it facilitates easy digestion and ensures uniformity.
Compressed sugar can be added to chewable tablets like antacids and liquids like cough syrup to improve taste and mask unpalatable chemicals.
Bulking Agent
Compressible sugars can be used as bulking agents in formulations where texture and volume are important. They assist in increasing the volume of a product without significantly altering its properties.
Compressible sugars can also act as stabilizers, helping to maintain product integrity. They can extend shelf life, improve texture, prevent crystallization.

About AII, Inc. - A Compressible Sugar Supplier

American International Ingredients, Inc. is a leading compressible sugar supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 400 personal care and cosmetic ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of sweeteners distributed to manufacturers and processors in the cosmetic, makeup, personal care, nutritional supplement, pharmaceutical, and household & commercial cleaning sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality sweeteners at competitive prices.