Nutrition Business Journal

Calcium Sales to Food Customers Show Robust Growth for Huber

Q&A with Michael Tarquini, Marketing Director, Health & Nutrition Segment, Huber Engineered Materials.

NBJ: Earlier this year Huber announced price increases for its calcium products. Although generally rising costs were cited, does the price rise also indicate that demand is strengthening?

MT: The driving force fueling Huber Engineered Materials’ recently announced price increase for its calcium products was relief from escalating energy and transportation costs. The processes for ground calcium carbonate, oyster shells and granulation are very energy intensive. The

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