Soft capsules

Safe formulations that ensure ingredient stability,
pleasing to the eye with added value

Soft capsules are a product with a high degree of safety and sealing performance,
capable of sealing in non-water-soluble liquid and powder-containing liquid.
Thanks to their edible convenience, ease of handling, content stability,
beautiful appearance and high added value,
soft capsules are used in a variety of applications such as dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals.
Sunsho Pharmaceutical has proprietary technology
that enables the preparation of soft capsules with contents
that are otherwise difficult to be used in this form.

Features and benefits

  • Airtight and stable

    Airtight and stable

    There is no heating or pressurization processes involved in manufacturing, and the external shell has an advanced level of airtightness and barrier performance against oxygen, ensuring the stability of contents.
  • Easy to ingest

    Easy to ingest

    Soft capsules sink in water, as it has a higher specific gravity than other dosage forms. This makes it easy to swallow.
  • Maskingg effect

    Masking effect

    The advanced sealing performance effectively masks the taste, color and smell coming from contents.
  • Flexibility in product design

    Flexibility in product design

    The external shell’s taste, smell and appearance can be specified freely, affording broad design flexibility in producing value-added food products. The external shell can also be printed with a laser marker.

Shape of soft capsules

  • Shape of soft capsules
  • A. External shell

    • * 0.2-0.8mm-thick edible elastic film that is made of gelatin, starch, glycerin, etc.
    • * The shell can be blended with colorings, preservatives and fragrances and can also be applied with various types of coating such as wax, sugarcoat, shellac and zein.

    B. Contents

    • * Oil-based liquid such as Vitamin E and carotin
    • * Powder-containing solution
    • * Plant extract
    • * Fragrance, etc.
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Information about high-function soft capsules

Adding a gentle and “safe” image to products

Plant-based soft capsules

  • This type of capsules uses plant-based external shell, made of plant-derived ingredients, so that they can be ingested by vegetarians and others who cannot eat animal-derived foods. The capsules have excellent heat resistance and collapse-delay prevention properties.
  • Plant-based soft capsules
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Quickly dissolving in the body for digestion and absorption

Collapse-delay prevention soft capsules

  • This type of capsules collapses rapidly after ingestion for quick digestion / absorption into the body. It is designed to prevent collapse-delay, typically caused by contents compromising the solubility of gelatin.
  • Collapse-delay prevention soft capsules
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Tireless challenge for higher absorption rate

Ultra-fine-ground soft capsules

  • This type of capsules is directly filled with raw materials crushed into nano-sized particles to achieve a higher rate of body absorption.
  • Ultra-fine-ground soft capsules
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Jell-like palatable capsules

Chewable soft capsules

  • Small children and the elderly would both enjoy these delicious chewable capsules. The external shell or inside liquid can be flavored to suit customers’ preference.
  • Chewable soft capsules
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Dissolving only after reaching the intestines

Enteric soft capsules (non-coating)

  • This type of capsules, made of natural ingredients, is designed to stay intact in gastric acid and dissolve only after reaching the small intestine to ensure the absorption of contents. It is free of coating to maintain a lustrous appearance.
  • Enteric soft capsules (non-coating)
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100% natural enteric capsules

Enteric soft capsules

  • This type of capsules is designed to stay intact in gastric acid and dissolve only after reaching the small intestine to ensure the absorption of contents. It is made only of natural ingredients.
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Pleasing to the eye, accessible soft capsules

Heat- and moisture-resistant soft capsules

  • The external shell of these capsules is designed so that it will not readily dissolve and stick together. Quality is maintained even at places of high temperature or humidity.
  • Heat- and moisture-resistant soft capsules
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