The Exciting World of Gelatine and Collagen Peptides

The GELITA Blog is the expert blog about gelatine and collagen peptides. Immerse yourself in the world of #AmazingGelatine and #AmazingCollagen and share your knowledge and expertise with us.

February
15, 2019
5 min

OUTSTANDING PHARMA SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY APPLICATION

As a truly versatile excipient, gelatin can be tailored to provide capsules with a broad spectrum of specific attributes. From rapid release in the stomach to enteric release for fills with an unpleasant aftertaste, GELITA’s Release Profile Portfolio enables soft capsule manufacturers to define the timing and location of fill release. In addition, specific capsule gelatins reduce cross-linking behavior in the capsule and enhance shelf-life stability.

February
08, 2019
3 min

STUDY SUPPORTS THE ROLE OF BIOACTIVE COLLAGEN PEPTIDES IN TENDONS

If you’ll excuse the pun, every athlete, whether amateur or professional, has an Achilles heel. Soft tissue injuries of the muscles, tendons and ligaments are extremely common in active people — no matter what the activity — and most of these injuries result from the overuse of tendons. Strong tendons deliver strength, power and speed — derived from their intact composition of extracellular matrix collagens, proteoglycans and elastic fibers — but they are also highly prone to injury.

December
27, 2018
3 min

FROM COLLAGEN TO GOLD

It’s always incredibly gratifying to know that our research and development efforts are being recognized by our customers, the industries we serve and, finally, even the end users of products containing our ingredients. It’s a great pleasure to relay any positive news to the teams responsible for all the hard work and the brilliant minds that, seemingly on a daily basis, create new ideas, nurture novel concepts into existence and provide the ongoing drive and determination that enables GELITA to address the health and well-being issues of the global population and make our planet a better place to live.

December
14, 2018
3 min

LIVING INNOVATION: THE NOVOTEC® EFFECT

Keen to promote a creative environment and develop ideas, GELITA has implemented a culture of integral innovation that enables every one of its 2500 employees to contribute to the company’s success. Continuous development in every business area is GELITA’s driving force and a key element of such success. Why? Because every innovation starts with just one thought. Or sometimes just a coincidence…