Tereos: new partner for glucose monohydrate APIs

4 Oct 2017

Tereos announces that its GMP certified Zaragoza factory (Spain) now delivers Glucose monohydrate Meridex® and Meridex® Pyrogen Free as APIs. The CEP certificate has been obtained in February 2017.

Tereos: new partner for glucose monohydrate APIs

The Tereos group will exhibit at the CPhI Worldwide exhibition, on stand D30 located in Hall 10.2.

Tereos is happy to announce that its Zaragoza factory (Spain) starts delivering its Glucose monohydrate Meridex® and Meridex® Pyrogen Free as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. The CEP* certificate has been obtained in February 2017, 2 years after the plant was GMP-certified. This plant was specifically designed for Glucose monohydrate in September 2011 and uses the most modern technologies known to the field.

Tereos has been a leading supplier of pharmaceutical excipients for more than 20 years. This new step illustrates the company’s constant commitment to growing its activities and strengthening its positions within the pharmaceutical market.

To support this strategic deployment, Tereos creates a dedicated Life Science & Nutrition business group, which combines sales, marketing, quality, regulatory & innovation skills, while bringing together the sugar and starch activities. This specialty group includes pharmaceutical, infant nutrition and clinical nutrition activities.

Tereos is a leading European producer of sucrose- and starch-based excipients and actives, used in solid and liquid dosage forms, medicated confectionery, enteral nutrition, parenteral applications and dialysis. Tereos products comply with Eur. Ph., USP and more.

*conformity certificate issued by the European Pharmacopeia

About Tereos

The long-term vision of Tereos is the valorization of agricultural raw materials and the development of quality food products. Tereos is a leader in the sugar, alcohol and starch markets. The group's commitments to society and the environment contribute to the company's performance in the long term while strengthening its contribution as a responsible actor. The cooperative group Tereos is a union of 12,000 farmers and has recognized know-how in the processing of beet, sugarcane and cereals. Through 49 industrial sites in 16 countries and the commitment of its 23,000 employees, Tereos supports its customers close to their markets with a broad and complementary range of products. In 2016/17, the group achieved a turnover of €4.8 billion.

Contact details

Celine Hurson – Head of Marketing Communications celine.hurson@tereos.com

Meet us at CPhI Worldwide, stand D30 Hall 10.2.