Food and nutrition


Specialty precipitated Silica for Food & Nutrition Application

Tata Chemical’s specialty grade silica can be used in almost all powder food products for easy handling and processing. Silica improves the flowability, reduces caking tendency, absorbs oils and fats and serves as dry lubricant. Our specialty grade silica also can be used as carrier for delivery of nutrients. When used for processing beers and juices, specialty grade silica improves product clarity and enhances the chemical and physical properties of beverages.

The following grades are available:



Sodium bicarbonate for Food & Nutrition Application

Tata Chemicals’ food grade sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda, is used as a 'raising agent' in a wide range of bakery and confectionery products. Our calcium chloride is used as a secondary refrigerant in production and preservation of a wide variety of perishable goods, such as ice cream, sweets, vegetables, juices, fish, poultry and meats.


Prebiotics for Food & Nutrition Application

Prebiotics are substances which are selectively consumed by good microbes, which in turn provide health benefits to the host. Use of prebiotics has been shown to improve the microbiota balance, which is linked with a healthy gut, increased production of SCFA (Short chain fatty acids), avoidance of autoimmune conditions and allergies, as well as better absorbance of nutrients, vitamins and minerals.

The following prebiotics are available under the brand name Tata NQ:


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