Transparent empty capsules are made from high-quality gelatin without the presence of pork. These gelatin capsules are safe to ingest and can be used for powdered herbs, amino acids, and nutritional supplements. They are also great for ingesting liquids like juice, extracts, and tinctures.
The Transparent Empty Capsule Market has gained popularity in the recent years due to their ease of use and high bioavailability. Moreover, they can be easily transported and are suitable for all types of capsule filling machines.
They are widely available in the global market and are expected to experience a steady growth in the coming years. Increasing investment by key players in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries, and expansion of the global health care industry are some of the factors expected to drive the market during the forecast period.
Based on Source, the Porcine segment accounted for a major share in the global empty capsules market in 2021. The Asia Pacific region accounted for a significant share in the market and is expected to witness growth at a rapid pace during the forecast period.
The dimensional and weight specifications are critical for the manufacture of empty hard gelatin capsules on high-speed filling machines, which produce up to 250,000 capsules per hour. They are important for the reproducibility and consistency of a drug formulation in a capsule. The dimensional variation in empty hard gelatin capsules can cause problems for the manufacturing process as they may not match the prescribed pharmacopoeial specification.