Address: Roquette Freres, Corporate Headquarters, 62080 Lestrem, France
Tel: +33 3 21 63 36 00
Fax: +33 3 21 63 94 64


Roquette is a family-owned company focused on the long term, innovation and the commitment to achieve. With 21 production sites around the world, and 25 different nationalities amongst its 8000 employees, Roquette has developed an international dimension.

The group has two main lines of business activity: Health & nutrition and Plant-based chemistry. Within the Health & nutrition business, Roquette has dedicated a pharma team and development center.

Roquette Pharma is a long-established supplier of pharmaceutical excipients and active ingredients. It has become a worldwide solution provider for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries, based on understanding the formulation challenges of its customers.

ROQUETTE PHARMA Products and Services

Extended range of starches & derivatives, sugars and polyols

Roquette Pharma has developed plant-based excipients needed for any formulation, as well as APIs for parenteral preparations:

  • Native starches (wheat, corn, potato, pea)
  • Modified starches (pregelatinized or partially pregelatinized, sodium starch glycolate)
  • Starch based co-processed excipients (with mannitol, lactose or calcium carbonate)
  • Sugars (dextrose, maltodextrins)
  • Polyols (maltitol, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol)
  • Cyclodextrins (Betacyclodextrin, Methyl Betacyclodextrin and Hydroxy-Propyl Betacyclodextrins)
  • Soluble dextrins
  • Pyrogen-free dextrose and polyols (mannitol, sorbitol)

This extended range of starches and derivatives, sugars & polyols, has exceptional potential for meeting customer’s needs:

  • Direct compression or wet granulation for any type of tablets
  • Fibers, minerals and proteins for clinical nutrition and nutraceuticals
  • Liquid formulation for syrups and suspensions
  • Molecular encapsulation for a better solubility, stability or taste-masking
  • Polymers for tablet film coating and orally dispersible films
  • Pyrogen-free raw materials for injectables and dialysis solutions
  • Solutions for hard capsules filling and sachets
  • Toothpastes and mouthwashes for oral care

Supports & Services

The Roquette offer is also a worldwide network assisting customers with high quality services< (formulation development and optimization, compression simulation service, on-site assistance for coating), and supports (Application Development Center, Quality, Regulatory and Intellectual Property, Analytical, Logistic, Engineering).

To learn more about Roquette products and services and how they can assist your business, please contact the supplier.

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