Food Production

  • Candy: talc is applied to increase the pliability of chewy candies such as gum. It can also be applied to wrappers and manufacturing equipment to prevent sticking.
  • Olive oil: talc is used as a processing aid, and it increases yield and improves the clarity of the oil.
  • Rice and corn: for production of cereal grains, talc can be used as a buffering agent to polish cereal grains.

Recommended Grades

BP 250 USP

Talc MP USP Line (MP 1538 USP, MP 6030 USP, MP 9830 USP, MP 2500 USP, MP 5030 USP)

Sugarloaf Talc Line (Sugarloaf Talc USP 325, Sugarloaf Talc USP 200, Sugarloaf Talc USP 100)

Agricultural processes

  • Talc is used to coat seeds to prevent seeds from sticking together or clogging during field seeding.
  • Talc can be used generally as an anti-caking agent, dispersing agent, die lubricant, and anti-stick coating. These applications are highly desirable for increasing the functionality of animal feed and plant fertilizers.
  • Talc operates as a carrier in insecticides.

Recommended Grades

Talc CT Line (CT 325 Talc, CT 600 Talc)

TALC MP Line (Talc MP 210, Talc MP 50-26, Talc MP 70-22)

Lubraseed Talc

Food Packaging

  • Talc is added to bags and films used for packaging meats, cheeses, produce, and other products to improve clarity and durability of the packaging

Recommended Grades

Block Talc Line (Antiblock Talc 1000, Antiblock Talc 2500)

Poly-block Talc

Opti-block Line (Opti-block Talc 25, Opti-block Talc 10, Opti-block Talc 8)

Talc SR Line (Talc SR 6M, Talc SR 5M, Talc SR 4M, Talc SR 3M, Talc SR 2M)