Essential Minerals


Fortification of your food, beverage, and pharmaceutical applications.

With almost every cell in our body using calcium in some way its one of the most important minerals your body can take.  It helps develop your strong bones and teeth, helps blood vessels and muscles work properly, helps control other important nutrients such as magnesium, and even helps nerves carry messages throughout your body.

Since our bodies do not naturally produce calcium, it is important for consumer your daily through various forms.  You can naturally get calcium from foods such as dairy foods and green leafy vegetables or even fish where you eat the bones.

While eating these foods are a great way to get your calcium there is sometimes a struggle to meet your daily recommended intake.   One way to remedy this through Calcium supplementation through products that do not naturally contain Calcium. Some of these can include baked goods, dietary supplements, dry powder mixes, pet foods, and even dairy beverages such as Oat Milk.

For manufactures, Calcium Carbonate, is the ideal source for calcium.  It is the least expensive form of calcium and enjoys the highest percentage of elemental Calcium by weight at 40%.   Not only can it be used as calcium supplementation it is commonly used as an anti-caking agent, pH buffering, and even as a white food coloring.

Whether you are looking for a drop-in replacement to your current source or looking to add Calcium to your organic application our PureCal line could be the perfect fit.  Reach out to our sales team anytime to learn more.

Common Applications:




Baked Foods

Breakfast cereal

Dry Powder Mixes

Fortified beverages

Snack bars

Gum Base

The PureCal Difference

Naturally Pure Calcium Carbonate

Ultra Low trace metals including low levels on Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, and Mercury.  Along with our low trace metals our material has virtually no insolubles.

While most suppliers offer a basic food lead level of 0.6 ppm all Essential Minerals Calcium Carbonate have a lead lead limit starting at 0.25 ppm.


Certified for Organic Use

Essential Minerals PureCal Calcium Carbonate is a naturally pure Calcium Carbonate that is approved as organic input material.

  From our source of ore to our state of the art manufacturing site there is no need for chemical purification step or processing aids such as Propylene Glycol.

This makes our PureCal line an excellent source to replace your current material or add Calcium to your organic applications.

World Class Customer support

With our company being solely focused on Calcium Carbonate we can focus on offering the highest quality product, providing technical support for any application, and of course world class customer support.

We offer various product grades, particle sizing, and packaging options to fit any need from small business to large corporations.



Quality is what sets Essential Minerals Calcium Carbonate apart from our competitors. Our low trace metals allow granulators to meet the lowest Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, Mercury, and Aluminum specifications possible under current regulations such as Prop 65 as well as meet the tighter demands of Class I ICH Q3D.

If your application requires it we can offer the following on all our PureCal USP Grades:

  • Lead less than .125 ppm
  • Cadmium less than 0.4 ppm
  • Arsenic less than 0.5 ppm
  • Aluminum less than 50 ppm
  • Iron less than 50 ppm
baking Applications

                Baked Goods

Baked goods are quickly becoming equally important as milk based products in providing our required daily dose of Calcium assuring good bone health.

With Calcium Carbonate also enjoys the highest percentage of elemental Calcium by weight at 40%.  This high elemental Calcium content  makes it easy to achieve your desired label claim with the PureCal® purity at 99.9% or greater.


             Dairy Applications

With Essential Minerals high purity Calcium Carbonate our material may be a perfect fit for your dairy applications including Almond, Oat and Cashew Milk.  Focus within dairy products should be on the insolubles and trace metal content compared to the disolution rate.  Fee free to see the attached technical guide that can provide more information.

Calcium Carbonate Manufacturer

Need technical help?

Contact our sales department today to learn more.

Phone: 302-317-1708

Email: [email protected]

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