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As part of the Südzucker Group, Beneo offers a pharma grade excipient derived from the sugar beet: galenIQTM. This highly functional filler-binder is characterised by its good flavour, ease of use and applicability to a wide range of solid and liquid dosage forms such as tablets, sachets, lozenges and syrups. In addition, it is also low-glycaemic and non-cariogenic.


Improve palatability of solid and liquid medicine with galenIQ™ – the sweet filler-binder that helps the medicine go down more easily. Customise your formula with a long-established solution that counters bitterness and improves taste.

Whether it is mini-tablets, lozenges, chewable tablets, sachets, effervescents, galenIQ™ – pharmaceutical grade of Isomalt – is available in different grades, fitting a wide range of applications.

Learn how galenIQ™ can be applied as an oil-carrier in liquisolid systems and improve taste and mouthfeel in probiotic and pediatric medicine


The galenIQ™ range includes agglomerated grades 720 and 721, which are excellent filler-binders for direct compression and powder mixture applications/sachets. In addition, the 900 series is also highly suitable for capsule fillings, dry suspensions, sugar-free coatings and high-boiled lozenges.

Thanks to its versatility, galenIQ™ obtained the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award. galenIQ is manufactured under cGMP conditions according to IPEC-PQG requirements for pharmaceutical excipients and complies with the current Ph. Eur., BP, USP-NF and JP monographs for Isomalt.