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Custom Premix Solutions

Our custom premix solutions are built around you. We have the solutions and expertise to bring you value throughout the entire premix process. Whatever your stage of product development, for whatever application, we have a custom premix solution that’s right for you.

Unrivaled Experience 

Nearly 80 years of premix experience - Combined, Glanbia Nutritionals and Watson bring an unmatched level of knowledge and knowhow to every custom premix project through extensive industry experience since 1942.  

Simplified Processes 

We simplify your finished product manufacturing so you can get to market faster.  

  • Product application development 
  • Nutrient optimizations 
  • Tech service validation  
  • Manufacturing consistencies  
  • Precision homogenous blending  
  • Managing complex formulation requirements 
  • Managing complex global supply chains 
  • Reducing financial risk
  • Science validation  
  • Market validation  

Formulation Optimization 

Our R&D scientists have vast knowledge on how to optimize formulations to perform their best and in the most homogenous way.  

TechVantage™ Functionally Optimized Nutrient Technologies – In-house technologies used to improve the functionality of nutrients in your food, beverage and supplement products. Our functionally optimized nutrient portfolio covers a wide variety of categories. 

  • NutraShield™ Microencapsulations 
  • UniTrit™ Triturations
  • GranulPlex™ Granulations  

Learn more about TechVantage

Simplified Sourcing 

Supplier redundancies assure your ingredients are always available with consistent quality standards across the globe. 

  • Reduce sourcing costs  
  • Enable greater traceability  
  • Ensure material availability  
  • Ensure competitive cost 
  • Safety stocks in place  
  • Lower freight charges 

Quality Assurance 

  • From our barcode-based fully integrated quality management system to our highly experienced full-service in-house labs, we are able to provide you true product safety assurance. 
    • Meet GMPs for Infant, Food, Supplements & Clinical Nutrition   
    • Hold a clean regulatory inspection history  

Proactive Ideation 

  • Custom ingredient development 
  • Clinical research 
  • Intellectual property patents 
  • Nutrient profiling  
  • Application research 
  • Market research 
  • Regulatory insight   

Nutrient Premixes

A custom formulation designed to meet your specific nutrient and application requirements that often requires deeper collaboration with our R&D and innovation teams.

Premixes start here. There’s no single formula to satisfy every need.  

  • Specifically designed to suit your unique product requirements
  • Seasoned staff integral to the optimization of your premix formulation
  • Formulas can include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, botanicals, proteins, flavors and much more
  • Equipment sized right to achieve homogeneous blends & cost savings

All N™ Off-the-Shelf Premixes

A portfolio of scientifically backed and validated premixes pre-formulated with active ingredients, ready to use as they are or as a starting point that can be customized for new product formulations.

Our Solution

With each blend you receive: 

  • Scientific support - Clinical and published study documents for blends and ingredients where applicable. 
  • Application validation - Validation on what applications each premix works well in (tablets, capsules, RTM, RTD, gummies, chewables, or effervescence) 
  • Market validation - Validated structure function claims and current market insights where applicable. 

Our expanding All N Off-the-Shelf blends portfolio includes: 

  • Keto blends 
  • Cognitive blends 
  • Energy blends 
  • Sleep blends 
  • Multivitamin blends for men, women and kids 
  • Superfoods blends 
  • Greens blends 
  • Electrolyte blends 
  • Joint blends  
  • Beauty blends 

…and many more 

All N™ Format Complete Premixes

Customized to meet your specific tablet, chewable or effervescent requirements, including all active ingredients (macro and micro), inactive binders, excipients, flavors, and carriers making it ready for production of the final format.

Our Solution
  • Reduced Production Cost 
    • Reduces labor costs by eliminating preprocessing 
  • Large Lot Sizes 
    • Manufacturing lots sizes up to 10,000 lbs. provides minimal number of lots, reducing lot-to-lot variability 
  • Physical Specifications 
    • Strict specs ensure uniform particle-size distribution, good flowability, and high bulk density. 
  • Compression Profile 
    • Provides good tablet-hardness and low friability, idea for small sizes. 

Through the use of our in-house tablet press we have the ability to provide you small product scale up, giving you quick project validations.  

  • Hardness 
  • Friability  
  • Disintegration  
  • Thickness  

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