In brief

Tereos Starch & Sweeteners is a leading European producer of starch-based pharmaceutical excipients and actives, used in solid and liquid dosage forms, medicated confectionery, enteral nutrition, parenteral applications and dialysis.



Tereos Starch & Sweeteners processes vegetable-based renewable raw materials, using the best available technologies and qualified human resources to produce high purity and controlled composition products complying with the quality and regulatory requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.

Tereos Starch & Sweeteners continually reinforces its partnership with the pharmaceutical and personal care industries and develops its market presence and position inside and outside of Europe. A dedicated team, composed of pharmacists, regulatory affairs specialists, process experts and formulation engineers, strives to meet the most demanding customer expectations using the company’s extensive analytical and pilot manufacturing capabilities.

Our dedicated production unit of pyrogen-free Glucose Monohydrate in Zaragoza, Spain, is the most up to date and modern plant worldwide, in its field.


Tereos Starch & Sweeteners Europe key figures

Turnover: € 1.5 billion (financial year ended 31/03/16)
Number of plants: 9
Number of employees: 1,700
Processed cereals: 3,900,000 t
Processed potatoes: 300,000 t
Starch & derivatives: 1,900,000 t
Alcohols: 500,000 m3
(Europe 2015-2016)



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