Perfect for food industry: Mineral compounds as helpful additives

Manufacturers of baked goods, dairy products, beverages and meat all over the world trust in our mineral compounds of the highest quality and purity. They meet the requirements of the European Food Safety Authority and, where necessary, the American Food Chemicals Codex.

MAGNESIAs mineral raw materials guarantee high bioavailability. They are successfully used in the production of mineral water and chewing gum as well as yoghurt, ice cream, waffles or for spice mixtures and for preservation. In addition to compounds based on magnesium and calcium, MAGNESIA offers compounds made from sodium, potassium and zinc. MAGNESIA is also worldwide known as a supplier of dissolved solids.

Broad range of application for food production

Taking into account the necessary physical properties and the intended use, you get the right component for almost every application from MAGNESIA. We also supply stabilizers and acidity regulators for tailor-made product solutions according to customer requirements - even if it should be kosher or halāl. Mineral compounds from MAGNESIA are fundamental as

  • Raising agents
  • Stabilizer
  • Preservatives
  • Mineral fortification
  • Increase in flowability
  • Sugar substitutes

Ahead of competition with high-quality raw materials

Our extensive range of high-quality raw materials offers you big competitive advantage. Short decision-making processes and delivery times as well as competitive prices and proper documentation are further success levers that inspire our food customers.

First-class mineral compounds for food products

Calcium, magnesium and further mineral compounds as ingredients and additives for your food products are available in the desired quality and quantity. We will be happy to provide you with detailed specifications, safety data sheets and product samples on your request. The following examples are supposed to give an idea of our broad product range:

Calcium propionate for the preservation of food


  • especially for bakery products an effective means to extend shelf life
  • reduces the development of bacteria


  • promotes the development of bones and teeth
  • supports better blood clotting
  • offers a longer shelf life than comparable preservatives

Calcium in foods


  • used in dairy products: yogurt, ice cream, cheese
  • used in beverages: multivitamin drinks, isotonic sports drinks, energy drinks


  • serves to increase the absorption of the mineral calcium through food

Magnesium carbonate to increase flowability


  • simple mixing of all ingredients


  • supports the nervous system and muscle functions
  • different variants to choose from
  • flexible application

Erythritol as sugar substitute


  • used in yogurts, puddings, ice cream and chocolate
  • serves as sweetener in beverages
  • natural product with good tolerance and a glycemic index of zero


  • less laxative than other sweeteners
  • zero calories
  • creates a pleasant taste feeling

Safety first for food products

Manufacturers of safe, high-quality food worldwide rely on our expertise. In order to ensure the legally compliant quality of our customers' products, we consistently keep an eye on the applicable standards of the following institutions:

  • Food Chemicals Codex
  • European Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008
  • We are currently working on certification in accordance with IFS (international standard in the food industry).

Supplier qualification as an integrated process

As part of the qualification process of our suppliers, we carry out appropriate audits and ensure that requirements are met. Even after successful qualification, compliance with legal requirements is regularly assessed. Our integrated process ensures that all changes at supplier facilities or to the product that could affect manufacturing or test parameters are checked and approved before implementation.

MAGNESIA makes the difference

MAGNESIA not only offers excellent additives, active ingredients and excipients, but also a comprehensive service that our long-term customers particularly appreciate. Quality management, document management and the necessary certifications and audits of suppliers and products are an integral part of our service. Furthermore

  • fixed contact persons make the cooperation a real partnership for both sides, which benefits from working hand in hand. In short: We think along with you, and the up-to-dateness of the documents required by quality management is proactively provided,
  • one of our success principles is called “transparency”. We are happy to comply with the request of our manufacturer partners to disclose the origin of substances and materials ordered,
  • seamless monitoring of the supply chain is guaranteed, in particular to meet our due diligence obligations as mineral trader and to make the procurement process and storage as transparent as possible.
  • short delivery times are a crucial factor for our customers. We, therefore, either use our own warehouse for stocking purposes or a suitably qualified and monitored external warehouse keeper,
  • MAGNESIA, as a reliable partner, safeguards the intellectual property rights of your products. We treat your trade secrets with absolute confidentiality and the protection of customer data is one of our values.

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Oliver Stapelfeldt and the Food team supports you with technical know-how and finds tailor-made solutions for your product idea. Also ask for detailed information about specifications, safety data sheets or material samples.

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Trade compliance ensures quality of your products

As an expert in the procurement of additives, active ingredients and excipients, compliance with applicable laws for import and export as well as compliance with trade and customs laws is an important pillar of our specialization. We also work closely with our customers to determine the applicable export control restrictions. So there are no surprises to be expected with urgently needed raw material deliveries.

Awarded as certified partner

MAGNESIA undergoes regular audits and controls by supervisory authorities. As a distributor of active ingredients, our quality management system for trading in active ingredients for the manufacture of human pharmaceuticals is GDP-certified. In general, our quality management is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001. In addition, our hygiene management complies with the food safety system standard based on HACCP.