Harness the power of a plant-based, water-soluble excipient for dietary supplement innovation

METHOCEL™ is a premium plant-based family of water-soluble functional ingredients. Derived from cellulose, METHOCEL™ is available in a variety of grades for superior dietary supplement developments.

Our broad range of cellulose ethers offers exceptional flexibility and multi-functional properties not typically found in other water-soluble ingredients. This makes them suitable for the controlled-release of nutritional ingredients, tablet coatings for improved swallowability, heat and humidity resistance of hard capsules, taste-masking, and much more.

Product benefits
  • Successfully used in the food industry for 70+ years
  • Multi-functional
  • Exceptional flexibility
  • Cost-efficient

Our vast portfolio of solutions for the dietary supplement spaceis backed by decades of expertise and a deep understanding of the challenges you face. Download our brochure to find a functional ingredient that works for you.

Solutions we deliver
  • Immediate release
  • Solubility enhancement
  • Controlled release

Product Recommendations*

*Examples only and not representative of a complete list of products. Regional regulations may restrict the use of certain products in dietary supplements. Please contact us for further information.


Recommended Grades



Low-viscosity METHOCEL™

Hard shell capsules, coating, granulation, and layering nutraceutical ingredients such as probiotics, orally dissolving films and enhance the efficacy

Cellulose-based film former that enables vegetarian, non-GMO hard capsules, resistant to heat and humidity conditions, no cross-linking (i.e., chemically inert with nutraceutical ingredients), taste-masking, improved swallowability, protection of nutraceutical ingredients

High-viscosity METHOCEL™

Tablet matrix former

Cellulose ether that enables controlled/timed release of nutritional ingredients to reduce the number of tablets consumed throughout the day and enhance the efficacy of nutraceutical ingredients

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We can help you along your product development process. Contact us to start your journey to success.