Softigel Softigel

Calle 80 No. 78B-201



Softigel is Procaps' strategic business unit for contract manufacturing and product development services, supporting healthcare and related businesses by developing, manufacturing and commercializing pharmaceutical products, nutritional supplements, veterinary formulations in softgel patented technologies, offering single and multiple drug dosage systems.



Our differentiating strengths enable us to move into more difficult-to-produce compounds, formulations, dosage forms, and non-traditional manufacturing processes where few competitors can follow.

Our seven cutting-edge facilities along South America house a fully integrated product development services (PDS) unit and cover all product lifecycle phases from early development to commercial in the same plant. Our new pilot plant facility for the manufacturing of experimental and pilot batches for softgels, liquids and tablets, uses equipment that can replicate both lab-scale and small-scale GMP batches, up to full-scale commercial GMP.

We offer more than traditional softgels. Softigel services include everything from a single unit dosage form, to multiple delivery systems in a single dose.

Softgel development partner

We are your ideal partner for the development of softgels for a number of reasons, such as:

  • Our softgels are pharmaceutically acceptable for oral use
  • Softigel products are sufficiently soluble to dissolve a given dose in a small volume
  • We produce a fill formulation that is stable and compatible with shell materials
  • Softigel prevents precipitation of solubilised compounds during manufacturing, shelf-life, as well as upon contact with the aqueous environment in vitro (dissolution) and in vivo (GIT)
  • One or two colours available
  • Ribbon printing
  • Softigel's in-house workshop allows for the manufacture of molds, machines and spare parts

Products & Services

Soft gelatin capsule - Unigel™

Unigel is a unique oral dosage form that allows having tablets, capsules, granules or pellets inside a single, larger soft gelatin capsule. It is the only patent pending technology for fixed dose combinations which incorporates the benefits of soft gelatin capsules. Better known as the smart softgel por multi-purpose products.


Gelatin coated tablets- G-tabs™

G-tabs provide patented technology for tablets coated with a one or two-toned colour gelatin, printed or not printed.

G-tabs have the following beneficial characterisitics:

  • Mask unpleasant flavours and/or odours
  • Enable easy swallowing

They are also ideal for the following applications:

  • APIs that can irritate the esophageal mucosa when they are incorporated in an immediate release tablet, such as bisphosphonates
  • Double blind clinical studies
  • Improving stability of photosensitive APIs, preventing counterfeiting, custom-branding, easy recognition of tampering

Softgels free from animal derivatives - Versagel™

Versagels are polysaccharide-based soft shell capsules, free from animal derivatives which contain carrageenan, modified starch, plasticizers and water.

Versagels create opportunities to bring more products to market, better acceptance by religious and vegetarian groups, as well as compatibility with a broader range of high pH fill formulations.


Chewable softgels - ChewgelsTM

Softigel chewable softgels come in different shapes and flavours, offering a solution and line extension to existing products. The benefits of chewable softgels include:

  • Convenient administration without water
  • Portable dosage form that eliminates messy liquids
  • Pleasant taste, helping to mask tastes and odours
  • The ability to be formulated into a range of textures
  • Numerous nutritional benefits, such as improving health and increasing acceptance by patients, adults, pets and children

Twist-off capsules

Soft gelatin capsules with twist-off caps enable access to a measured dose for topical and oral applications.


Omega-3 Fish Oils

Softigel is dedicated to the manufacture and research and development of omega-3 extracts from fish oil, sourced from the Pacific Ocean.

Omega-3 capsules and products

Our molecular distillation facility allows us to create an expanded line of products rich in EPA and DHA. Softigel formulates, manufactures, and markets 90% fish oil omega-3 pharmaceutical grade FDA approved for Rx products.


Nutritional Gummies - FuntritionTM

Our gummies comprise of gelatin, sweeteners, flavourings, and colourings. They can be molded into thousands of different shapes.


We have a specialized facility for the production of gelatin and plant-based nutritional gummies. Within this category, Softigel provides gummy treats for children, as well as nutritional supplements for kids and adults.

Tablets & Powders

We produce both tablets and powders for pharmaceutical applications.

Softigel tablets consist of a blend of active substances and excipients, usually in powder form, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid dose.

Softigel powders are substances containing ground, pulverized, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles, which can contain drug compounds or nutritional products as functional foods.