January
16, 2020
4 min

BACK ON THE TRACK WITH BIOACTIVE COLLAGEN PEPTIDES

Since 2011, professional skier Christina Ackermann had been struggling with incidences of recurring pain in her right knee. The diagnosis: degeneration and microcalcification of the quadriceps tendon owing to chronic inflammation and infection. Unfortunately, a prolonged period of physiotherapy and injections failed to solve the problem … which meant that an operation was the only remaining option. So, in 2013, the calcified material and the necrotic/inflamed tendon tissue was removed.

December
27, 2019
3 min

GERMAN INNOVATION AWARD FOR GELITA’S FORTIBONE®

We are very proud to have received last year’s German Innovation Award in the “Excellence in B2B, Pharmaceuticals” category as it underlines the innovative power of our company and honours our efforts to prove the efficacy of our Bioactive Collagen Peptides® in high quality scientific studies. The German Innovation Awards recognizes products and solutions from a variety of industries that distinguish themselves by their user centricity and added value. Nominated innovations are those designed to have a positive influence on life.

December
16, 2019
4 min

ADDING INDULGENCE TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Overweight, obesity and the increasing frequency of lifestyle diseases are the unfortunate and highly visible consequences of poor nutrition and a lack of physical activity. Although simply consuming fewer calories and expending more energy would be a simple enough formula to halt this trend, it’s not working! In fact, the problem is growing as quickly as our waistlines. Eating less sugar and fat is not a viable solution; and although industry has provided acceptable systems for sugar replacement, fat reduction is far more complicated.

November
14, 2019
4 min

THE BENEFITS OF SMART COLLAGEN PEPTIDES

Apparently unaffected by global economics and boom-and-bust trends, the worldwide markets for collagen peptides and gelatine continue to flourish. Driving this growth are a number of factors, including an increasing awareness about personal healthcare and nutrition, the rising population of ageing consumers and the steady pace of industrialization in developing geographies.

November
04, 2019
4 min

A BEVERAGE CONCEPT FOR EVERY AGE AND APPLICATION

Beyond the key criteria of being tasty, healthy and natural, several key aspects must be taken into consideration when formulating the ideal functional beverage, particularly when targeting different age groups. Ingredient solubility is paramount. Texture and mouthfeel are also critical. And, finally, as the main purpose of a functional beverage is to provide the consumer with a health benefit, it is particularly important for product developers to use proven, simple-to-use ingredients with documented effects. Consumer expectations are higher than ever, and it’s not easy to incorporate extra health into a drink in a delicious and sensory pleasing way. However, GELITA’s Bioactive Collagen Peptides® offer a convenient solution.

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