Bile Acid Specialists

  • World-class manufacturers of bile acids and carbohydrates
  • NZP’s non-GMP kilo lab is complemented by Dextra’s GMP kilo lab
  • Dextra's GMP lab
  • Large scale GMP Freeze drying
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  • Digitally controlled programmable large scale evaporation
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  • Freeze Dryers
  • HEPA filtration area behind the scenes
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  • NZP’s non-GMP kilo lab is complimented by Dextra’s GMP kilo lab
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  • Acquisition of New Zealand Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    31 March 2016 Archer Capital today completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding in New Zealand Pharmaceuticals ...
    CPhI Russia 2016
    We are pleased to announce that NZP will attend CPhI Russia 2016 in Moscow on March 30th and April 1st. Please arrange ...
    PEGS Boston
    We are pleased to announce that NZP and Dextra Laboratories will attend PEGS Boston, ( at the Seaport ...

New Zealand Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NZP) manufactures pharmaceutical intermediates and diagnostic products for the world's pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.  Read more ...


  • Pharmaceutical Intermediates and Ingredients +

     NZP produces of a range of bulk pharmaceutical intermediates and pharmaceutical ingredients for supply to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide.

    See Intermediates and Ingredients Products


  • Microbiological Media and Fermentation Ingredients +

    NZP manufactures several refined bile products that are used as selective inhibitory agents in bacteriological media. These include pure sodium salts of bile acids, which are supplied to biotech and media companies worldwide.

    See Media and Fermentation Ingredients Products


  • Dietary Supplements +

    NZP manufactures a range of dietary supplement ingredients under GMP conditions.

    See Dietary Supplement Products

  • Carbohydrates +

    NZP’s sister company, Dextra located in Reading, UK, undertakes custom carbohydrate synthesis and offers a catalogue of carbohydrate derivatives for glycobiology and other applications.

    See Carbohydrate Products

  • Feed Ingredients +

    In consultation with the aquaculture industry, NZP has developed Mixed Bile Acids, which is easily incorporated into feeds.
    See Feed Ingredient Products

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Manufacturing Capabilities

  • Manufacturing Technologies +

    NZP's Manufacturing technologies include:   - Chemical and enzyme synthesis in glass or stainless steel - Natural product extraction and purification from biomass (marine and terrestrial products)   - Anhydrous or inert gas blanket chemistry   - Enzyme and chemical hydrolyses   - Large scale aqueous and organic solvent extraction - Ion-exchange purification   - Distillation - Ultrafiltration - Filtration and centrifugation - Freeze drying - GMP - Also: spray, vacuum, oven tray drying, crystallisation   - Milling (grinding)   - ISO Class 8 clean rooms
  • Manufacturing Specialties +

    Amongst the Dextra and NZP manufacturing specialties are: - Bile acid derivatives; for example glycocholic acid - Sugar derivatives - Chemical and enzyme synthesis (custom synthesis) - Natural product extraction and purification from biomass (marine and terrestrial products, small molecule bioactives and polymers)   - Chemical modification of natural products (GMP)
  • Contract Manufacturing +

    NZP-Dextra manufactures specialist and niche chemicals, especially bile acids, complex oligosaccharides and other sugar derivatives.   - Multi-step syntheses manufactured to your specification - Gram to multi-kilogram scale. - Process optimisation - Long term manufacturing contracts from kilograms to tonnes per annum.
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