Your contact for the international distribution of mineral compounds

Producers around the world have trusted MAGNESIA for over 40 years. Whether pharmaceutical industry, nutritional and health supplements, cosmetic applications, food or technical industry – MAGNESIA supplies you worldwide with suitable mineral compounds.

Take advantage of our expertise and experience in the global trade and use of mineral compounds for your specific field of application. The International Business team will advise you reliably and competently on the right choice of raw materials, auxiliary materials or active ingredients from our large product portfolio. You benefit from our many years of expertise and the reputation we enjoy internationally.

We make mineral compounds internationally available to you

We will be happy to advise you, taking into account your individual intended use as well as applicable import requirements, regulatory provisions or market and consumer requirements. Our International Business team is well trained to handle any inquiries from manufacturers outside of Europe. If your company is located in a country within the following continents, please contact us at any time:

  • North America
  • Africa
  • Australia
  • South America
  • Asia

Interdisciplinary consulting team for your success

To ensure your success, we combine three essential areas with our team: Intercultural competencies, a high level of service as well as expertise within the different fields of industry applications.

Intercultural Competencies:
Every country in the world brings with it not only different regulatory requirements, but also cultural differences. To ensure that we can provide you with the best possible support, we have relied for years on a team of colleagues with different cultural backgrounds. This allows us to build a long-term and authentic business relationship.

Customer Service:
In addition, our customer service team is especially trained when it comes to the international shipping of our products. No matter whether documentation, import requirements, logistics by sea, air or courier – we advise you completely, individually and promptly.

Expert Knowledge:
On the world market for mineral compounds, we have been at home for decades already. Many long-standing customers from a wide range of industries rely on our expertise. This is enriched by the expert knowledge of our colleagues from the other MAGNESIA Business Units, which can be accessed at any time.

Pharma & Cosmetics

As a proven partner of the pharmaceutical industry, MAGNESIA provides high-quality minerals and corresponding compounds based on magnesium and calcium, as well as other mineral products such as potassium, sodium and zinc compounds. As a certified distributor of active ingredients, we always keep an eye on the requirements of the respective countries for the production and registration of pharmaceutical products.

In our extensive portfolio you will also find a range of products for almost all formulations commonly used today, such as beauty balms, serums, masks, dry shampoo, but also for classic soaps, lotions, shower gels and sun protection products. MAGNESIA minerals are also preferred for wellness products and outdoor products.


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.

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.

Nutritional & Health Supplements

We offer contract manufacturers or brand manufacturers in this trend market the right minerals that make their products even better. MAGNESIA supplies efficient raw materials that are used in a variety of different applications and meet divergent customer requirements.

MAGNESIA raw materials are the quality booster for all forms of dietary supplement products. They are particularly suitable for the production of capsules, tablets, sticks and energy bars, effervescent tablets or isotonic sports drinks. For your products and areas of application you benefit from organic and inorganic minerals in various particle structures and bulk densities.

Technical Magnesia

Chemical industry, paint industry and industrial companies for rubber, building materials and polymers all over the world rely on high-quality minerals and the longstanding knowledge of MAGNESIA experts. 

MAGNESIA minerals are perfect as lubricants, binders or release agents. They are also used as pH-regulators and to control viscosity. Raw materials based on magnesium and calcium for detergents and fertilizers, but also as components of abrasives, tanning agents and bleaching agents are part of the MAGNESIA range.

Global distribution – always safe

Around the world, manufacturers of high-quality products in various industries rely on our expertise. To ensure the legally compliant quality of our customers' products in  many countries around the world, we consistently keep an eye on the applicable standards:

  • International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH)
  • IPEC Europe
  • European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and Health Care (EDQM)
  • European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • European Regulation – (EC) No. 1223/2009 on cosmetic products
  • EU directives on contaminants, GMO, nanomaterial, allergens, residual solvents, etc.
  • COSMOS / ECOCERT standards
  • ISO and HACCP certification
  • Product qualities according to pharmacopoeia and food standards
  • Competence in European food law and special application to food supplements
  • Food Chemicals Codex
  • European Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008

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.