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Woman drinking wine
Product story

Liquid assets: the surprising role of minerals in wine filtration

Filtration is a commonly observed practice by winemakers across the world. For decades, minerals such as diatomite and perlite have played a vital role in the process – removing unwanted substances and leaving wine producers with clear, quality wines.

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Houses in Argentina
Local news

Transforming perlite waste residue into construction bricks

50 houses in Argentina have already been constructed with a new type of bricks made with 90% perlite residue - this is a perfect illustration of applying circular economy to the mineral industry.

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Cryogenic perlite
Product story

Cryogenic perlite meets urgent medical oxygen bottles need in Brazil state ravaged by COVID-19

With a desperate lack of healthcare supplies for Covid-19 patients in Brazil’s largest state, Imerys produced and delivered 3.3 tonnes of cryogenic perlite that was essential for safeguarding bottles of medicinal oxygen at the right temperature.

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Man brushing his teeth
Product story

Something to smile about: a 100% natural, mineral-based toothpaste

In the pursuit of healthy white teeth, Imerys has found that toothpaste that combines kaolin and delicately engineered perlite provides highly effective dental care and meets consumers’ preference for natural ingredients.

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Perlite in cosmetic products
Product story

Engineering a natural alternative to plastic beads in cosmetic products

The mineral perlite is an effective replacement for microbeads in scrubs and shower gels – not only for its exfoliating performance, but for reducing plastic pollution in oceans.

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Hand holding a recyclable cup
Product story

Tackling the war on plastic waste with mineral-based formulations

Platy minerals and barrier formulations offer an alternative to single-use plastic in food and drink packaging.

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Product story

Enhancing the calcium content in food and drinks

A balanced diet with the right quantity of key minerals is a boost to human health.

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Mosquito
Product story

Imagine a world without malaria

Minerals enable life-saving mosquito control.

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