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.

18, 2022
4 min

Creating stable foams and emulsions with gelatin

Did you know that gelatin experienced its first real large-scale boom as a foodstuff during the Napoleonic Wars (1800–1815) when the French used it as a source of protein? After that, it became clear that gelatin was so much more than just a source of protein; in fact, today it’s the most versatile hydrocolloid in the food industry thanks to its important technological properties – such as gelling (which we discussed previously: Gelatin Know-How: Gelling Power | GELITA), as well as foam formation and emulsification, which we will take a closer look at in this blog.

03, 2022
3 min

Revealed: Why yesterday’s leftovers taste so much better the next day

Who hasn’t licked their lips in anticipation at the thought of tucking into the leftovers from last night’s curry, stew or even spaghetti bolognese? After all, we know that such dishes always seem to taste so much better the next day. But why exactly is that? Grab a bowl of yesterday’s biryani, and allow us to enlighten you.

04, 2021
4 min

How injured athlete Lucie jump-started her recovery process

It all happened in a matter of seconds… Lucie took a run-up – just as she had hundreds of times before – but this time she landed the jump badly, and ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. Any athlete will tell you that this is a nightmare injury, particularly as full rehabilitation can take up to nine months, which is nothing short of disastrous for a professional sportsperson and their training regime.

21, 2021
3 min

Acting responsibly to protect our people and planet

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen proteins and a globally active company, we believe that it’s our responsibility to review and continuously improve the impact of our actions on the environment, our employees, customers and suppliers. Our goal, therefore, is to work tirelessly to reduce our energy and water consumption, cut emissions and avoid waste. So what did we achieve in 2020 on our way to becoming a more sustainable company? Here are some key facts from our latest sustainability report:

08, 2021
4 min

Gelatin Know-How: Gelling Power

Gelatin is one of the most versatile food ingredients available. Yet despite its popularity, we’ve noticed that the industry’s understanding of the fundamental properties of gelatin has begun to erode during the last few years, and that its true potential remains unexploited. That’s why we want to refresh your knowledge, and remind you of the unrivalled technological properties of this amazing product. So let’s kick-off with gelling power...