Vegetarian Softgels: Clean Labels, Stable Manufacturing
Recent modifications to plant-based gels have made vegetarian capsules a viable option with attractive manufacturing benefits and label claims. Takeaways include: *Plant-based diets are growing in popularity, with 13 percent of Americans identifying themselves as vegan or vegetarian. *Plant-based softgels satisfy vegetarian consumers' concerns and also provide great heat stability. *Development of rigid carbohydrate gels has made vegetarian softgels more durable than their starch-based predecessors.