Capsules are en vogue, and rightly so. Above all, consumers appreciate the fact that they are easier to take and unpleasant sensory properties of active ingredients and excipients are not perceived. But it is above all for the formulator and during production that the full potential of capsules is revealed.
Capsules can be dosed effortlessly and precisely, are inexpensive to produce, durable and space-saving. They also enable gentle processing of sensitive ingredients. A fundamental distinction must be made between different capsule types: