October
22, 2020
5 min

Softgels: Between Tradition and Trend

As the world's population ages and we continue to deal with COVID-19, health-minded consumers require dosage formats that are easy to use, easy to swallow and convenient.

Soft capsules, also known as softgels, have a long history as a reliable and stable oral dosage form. For the delivery of life-saving drugs, minerals, vitamins or other healthy ingredients via as supplements, these multipurpose packages enable reliable dosing, portability and high consumer compliance. Specifically, softgels are one-piece, hermetically sealed capsules that contain liquid or semisolid fill formulations. Unlike hard capsules, softgels are filled at the same time as the capsule is produced.

October
16, 2020
5 min

Bioactive Collagen Peptides® and Ice Hockey: A Great Match

The 2013/14 season marked the return of Germany’s Schwenninger Wild Wings ice hockey team to the German Ice Hockey League (DEL). As professionals, their schedules are packed with both training and match play, which, unfortunately — but perhaps not unexpectedly — is often accompanied by numerous physical strains and injuries.

October
09, 2020
3 min

A Prototype to Take on Bone Health

When two or more companies cooperate, the combined benefits and advantages are often much more than the sum of the individual parts. For example, each party gains from the experience and expertise of the other, which enables everyone involved to tap into the pooled resources and achieve more. A perfect example of such a collaboration is the one between Omya and GELITA. Together, they have created a new prototype for the health and wellness market: a cacao-containing drink for bone health.

July
24, 2020
4 min

RAISING THE BAR WITH GELITA’S COLLAGEN PEPTIDES

Taste will always be king; but, for the ever-increasing numbers of on-the-go consumers, convenience is critical. As a result, the global market for protein and energy bars is booming. Euromonitor data suggests that, between now and 2024, the category will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7%. At the same time, the cereal bar market is also expected to follow a similar trend with a CAGR of 3% during the same forecast period.