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.

17, 2021
4 min

Advantage FORTIGEL®

There aren’t many people who can claim to have played Roger Federer in an international tennis tournament and emerged victorious - but former German tennis pro Markus Menzler can! Between 1997 and 2001, he pursued a professional career and celebrated a number of memorable wins. After his retirement from professional sport, he became a tennis trainer and still spends most of his time firing balls on indoor and outdoor courts. Such physical exertion has, however, taken its toll on his body. In April 2019, after many years of intense teaching and training, he was diagnosed with a so-called acute bone bruise in one femoral head.

02, 2021
4 min

Collagen and immunity connection – Deep Dive #1

With the introduction of IMMUPEPT™ earlier this year, we entered a new exciting segment for collagen peptides: immune health. And the response from the market has been huge. To allow you the opportunity to learn even more about the connection between supplementation with specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides (BCP®s) and immune health support, here we’re going to take a closer look at the mechanics. So welcome to part one of our new GELITA blog series on collagen-rich tissues and immunity.

Hard Capsules Plant based: Hype or Reality?

  • Why Hard Capsules?
  • The Animal-Free versus Natural Dilemma
  • Vegan Equals Natural and Healthy … Right?
  • Is Plant-Based more Sustainable than Gelatin?
  • What About Health and Tolerance?
  • Market Demand: Perception versus Reality
  • A Performance Check: HPMC vs Gelatin Capsules
  • Apart from the lower costs – what arguments are there for gelatin as a raw material for capsules?

Softgels - Are gelatin capsules still state-of-the-art?

Are gelatin capsules still state-of-the-art? Have there been innovations? Or are vegetarian capsules the new benchmark?

With this E-Book, we’ll answer those very questions. As such, we’ll be discussing both gelatin as well as some of the vegetarian raw material alternatives that are now used to make softgels.