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Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

Premium quality vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) products with excellent flowability and dispensability for a wide range of applications

BASF produces vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) with amongst the highest and purest quality for many applications in the dietary supplements and food industry. Additionally, our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is suitable for use as a colourant in beverage applications. With more than 150 years of experience, we are one of the key industry partners for solutions in the dietary supplements and functional food market, and we aim to provide health ingredients that contribute to a long, healthy and active life.

Source of vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is a water-soluble vitamin, which naturally occurs in meat, cheese, and eggs, for example.

Benefits of BASF’s vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

  • We offer a range of vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) premium quality products with properties such as excellent flowability and dispensability.
  • We supply several vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) grades for numerous beverage, dietary supplements and food applications. 
  • Our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) can also be used for functional and infant nutrition.

What makes BASF’s vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) unique?

BASF has more than 150 years’ experience in the dietary supplement, beverage and food industries. This track record provides customers with ease-of-use from order to application. Our technical service goes beyond knowledge of ingredients to include application competency. We have the necessary experience to support our customers growing business, and we extend this experience in line with the highest safety standards and regulatory requirements.

As one of the biggest vitamin producers with decades of experience, BASF produces vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) with the highest and purest quality for several applications in the dietary supplements and food industry. It is also used as a colourant in beverage applications.

We produce vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) by means of fermentation. Our premium technologies and processes enable us to produce riboflavin of superior quality and purity. Riboflavin complies with the major monographs (USP, Ph.Eur., FCC, etc.).

Excellent flowability and dispensability are key properties of our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) products. These properties result in excellent flowability, superior dissolution, ease of handling, as well as low dust and static charge when used in applications.


Our range of vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) provides options that are suitable for use in many different applications and customer segments.

In dietary supplements, our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) High Flow 100 can be used in all solid and liquid dosage forms such as tablets, hard-shell capsules, effervescent and other instant formulas. Excellent dissolution properties make it optimal for direct compression of high-dosage vitamin B complex tablets or for use in multivitamin formulations.

In functional foods, our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) High Flow 100 is recommended for the fortification of various food and beverage products, such as multivitamin juices, baby food and instant-drink powders.

As colourants, our vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) gives your food and beverage products a brilliant yellow to orange-yellow color. The vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) High Flow 100 is suitable for use in for liquid formats, while the vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Fine Powder is suitable for powdered and solid food applications that must be dissolved in water or milk prior to consumption. 

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