Terra Alba

The Arcosa Specialty Materials Terra Alba, a Food Grade Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate, is a very fine, free-flowing, odorless, tasteless white powder produced by fine-grinding and air separating a select grade of high-purity white gypsum.

This product is safe for use in food products as outlined in 21CFR184.1230 (April 2014) and meets or exceeds the specifications of the Food Chemicals Codex 9th ED. (2014), p.223.


BRC Certification

Arcosa Specialty Materials Grinding Facility in Bessie, OK is a BRC Certified plant. Our products meet the requirements of the Global Food Safety Initiative. Arcosa Specialty Materials is proud to be the only BRC certified (GFSI) supplier of calcium sulfate in North America.

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Kosher Certification

Arcosa Specialty Materials Terra Alba is certified annually as acceptable for use in the manufacture and processing of Kosher food products for year round use, including Passover.

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Halal Certification

Arcosa Specialty Materials ground calcium sulfate is certified annually as acceptable for use in the manufacture and processing of Halal food products.

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Support Documents

For a complete list of Safety Data Sheets, Product Documents, and other support documents, CLICK HERE

For More Information

For more information or how to purchase, please contact:

U.S. & Canada
Carl Buchanan
770.904.5908 (Office)
470.539.1615 (Cell)

National Sales Manager
Cole Sisco
(405) 366-9526 (Office)
(580) 695-0363 (Cell)

Arcosa Specialty Materials is the first supplier of BRC certified Terra Alba (calcium sulfate) in the United States.