Specialty Food Grade Hydrated Lime

Specialty Food Grade Hydrated Lime

Graymont's partner in Mexico, Grupo Calidra, manufactures specialty food grade hydrated lime and currently sells these products in Mexico and the United States. These products are sold under the brand names: Quimex and Nixtacal. Specialty food grade hydrated lime is available in bagged and bulk form.

Superior quality hydrated lime, or Ca(OH)2, is principally used in the following applications:

  • Production of tortillas and bread
  • Production of toothpaste
  • Compression of pharmaceutical pills
  • Production of powdered refreshments

Grupo Calidra carefully monitors its production processes to produce products to meet exacting specifications.