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Lactose: an excipient for medicines

As an excipient of active medicines, lactose (milk sugar) plays an important role in tablets, capsules and inhalers.

This is the specialist field in which DFE Pharma operates worldwide. DFE Pharma is a joint venture between FrieslandCampina and Fonterra for the manufacture of excipients for use in the international pharmaceutical industry.

Carrier substances
Our customers are global pharmaceutical companies. They produce the medicines and are responsible for the medicine formulas. We supply the carrier substances. They ensure that you are able to ingest the medicine, whether it is a tablet, capsule or inhaler.

Best quality lactose
We naturally deliver the very best quality lactose, produced according to the strictest standards of the international pharmaceutical industry.


Read more about excipient solutions on the DFE Pharma website.


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