Empty Pullulan Capsules
- Suitable For Vegans & Vegetarians
- Manufactured In Accordance With GMP Standards
- Contains No preservatives
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Our vegetable capsules or "veggie caps" as they are often referred to are manufactured out of tapioca extract. The benefits of empty veggie capsules over HPMC capsules is mainly how comfortable your customers or whoever is consuming the capsules are with whichever source they are consuming.
Our vegetable capsules offer a balance of performance within high output capsule manufacturing and clean label ingredients for health-conscious manufacturers and consumers. Made from tapioca which is naturally fermented into pullulan, a starch-free vegetarian capsule, our Veggie capsules speak to the needs of the most discerning consumers.
Main Benefits Of our Empty Vegetarian Capsules
- Suitable For Vegans & Vegetarians - Our vegetarian capsules are made from tapioca which is naturally fermented into pullulan, a starch-free vegetarian capsule, our Veggie capsules speak to the needs of the most discerning consumers.
- Manufactured In Accordance With GMP Standards - Our empty capsules are manufactured and packaged in a state of the art facility in the USA using only pharmaceutical grade materials.
- Contains No preservatives, gelatin, wheat, gluten or animal by-products.
- Don’t Put Production On Hold - We stock empty vegetarian capsules in the UK, US & Taiwan meaning we can get them to anywhere in the world very quickly so that production is not on hold for a minute longer than needed.
- High Closure Reliability - Our empty HPMC capsules are manufactured to near-perfect tolerances to prevent production issues.
- Kosher & Halal Certified- so that your product is available to as many people as possible.
Why Choose Us?
We understand that you have customers to keep happy. That is why we have chosen to manufacturer our empty capsules in Taiwan, where they will pass through rigorous quality control before they make it to your facility.
We know that if production stops, so does your business. Our vegetarian Capsules are kept in stock at all times. You’ll never have to put production on hold for long, if at all when sourcing your empty capsules from us. Just place an order on our website or get in touch with our sales team if you’d prefer to pay by invoice, and they will be dispatched the same or next working day depending on the time of your order.
Making supplements yourself, you know exactly what you are putting into your body. Capsules made by large manufacturers may contain low-quality fillers and ingredients which will not help you progress towards your goal. If you are serious about your training, you want to know exactly what you are putting into your body so that you can always be optimising your supplement intake. It also completely eliminates the possibility of consuming a banned substance if you are a professional athlete.
If you are looking to create your own supplements you most likely will be best suited to our 00 capsule size as they are compatible with our manual ProCap capsule filler.
This is because it is the largest capsule size we offer so that you can fit in the most amount of active ingredient.
Research & Development
Whatever the goal of your capsules, in the R&D stage it’s likely you will want to test different dosages to see the difference in results. To do this, take a look at the capsule size chart and see what dosages your active ingredient will fit in which sizes. From there you can choose which sizes make the most sense and start testing.
We stock vegetarian capsules in our offices in the UK, US and Taiwan and ship them to you depending which is closest so that they arrive as quickly and safely as possible. We also offer free shipping on all UK & US orders.
Gelatin Capsules vs. HPMC Capsules vs. Vegetable Capsules
Below is a comparison table to easily see the difference between the different types of empty capsules that we provide.
|Capsule Material||Gelatin Capsules||HPMC Capsules||Vegetable Capsules|
|Manufactured From||Beef or Pork||Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose||Tapioca|
|Suitable for Vegetarians||✘||✔||✔|
|Suitable for Vegans||✘||✔||✔|
*depending on ingreidents used in the capsules. All products must certified by a 3rd party
The most common size capsule used for food supplements are 00 capsules. However there are a total of 10 standardised sizes. We stock the most common 8 sizes but do not stock as standard #00E and #0E which are "extended" versions of #00 and #0. We can source these by request.
Capsule Size Chart
|Empty Capsule Size|
|Empty Capsule Weight (Gelatin)|
|Average Weight (mg)||158||143||123||107||99||78||61||48||38||28|
|Empty Capsule Weight (Vegetarian)|
|Average Weight (mg)||163||152||136||107||105||79||63||50||40||30|
|Empty Capsule Volume Capacity (ml)|
|Empty Capsule Weight Capacity by Formulation Density (mg)|
|Empty Capsule Overall Closed Length|
|Empty Capsule Individual Lengths (cap)|
|Empty Capsule Individual Lengths (body)|
|Empty Capsule External Diameter|
|Empty Capsule Quantity Per Case|
|Capsules per box||50,000||65,000||75,000||90,000||100,000||125,000||175,000||200,000||250,000||350,000|
Standard Empty Capsules Box Sizes
We offer different quantities of packet sizes from 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000 as well as in wholesale quantities.
When buying wholesale quantities each type of capsules whether Gelatin, HPMC or Vegetable come in 1 standard box size. The quantity of capsules in each box changes depending on the size as the volume of the box stays the same. We have created a table below to show the dimensions of the box as well as the quantity of capsules in each.
|Units||Height (H) mm/inches||Depth (D) mm/inches||Width (W) mm/inches|
|Metric (mm)||730 mm||397 mm||600 mm|
|Inches||28 3/4"||15 5/8"||23 5/8"|
|Capsule Size||Quantity In Standard Box|