Minerals Buyers Guidebook


Minerals are essential to life. Dietary mineral supplements are a popular product in the supplement and functional food industries, and can be formulated into a wide range of applications. This Buyer's Guidebook overviews guidelines for manufacturers purchasing from ingredient suppliers.

  • Humans require more than 100 mg/d of the seven macrominerals to maintain optimal health.
  • Balance is required in all areas of formulation from dosage, bioavailability and interaction.
  • Chelated minerals are easily digested thus providing greater absorption.