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Food / ​Calcium carbonate

Food / ​Calcium carbonate

Omya's food-grade calcium carbonates Calcipur and Omya-Cal are high-purity, naturally quarried products. These calcium carbonates are compliant with the most stringent international standards (E170 purity standard and the Food Chemical Codex). Food-certified production such as HACCP and integrated quality management systems like ISO 22000 and ISO 14000 ensure our products satisfy regulations worldwide. 

Omya's calcium carbonate products are specially designed and approved for use in food and are well known as an effective calcium source for fortified foods and supplements. Calcium carbonate has a very high calcium content combined with high bioavailability. Besides providing calcium as a nutrient, they can take over various technological functionalities in fortified foods, including:

  • White pigment
  • Carrier 
  • Extrusion aid
  • Anti-caking agent 
  • pH buffer 
  • Gelling agent 
  • Bulking agent​


Products Offered

  • Natural, high-purity products
  • Wide particle size varitey
  • Exceptionally low lead content
  • Application as natural calcium source, processing aid or texturizing agent
  • FSSC 22'000, Kosher & Halal certified
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