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.

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.

October
25, 2019
4 min

MYTH VERSUS FACT: COLLAGEN PEPTIDES AND ACTIVE NUTRITION

Quickly and recently, collagen peptides have become one of the most sought-after products in the health and wellness aisle. Growth in the collagen sector is attributed to the increasing awareness of the vital role that collagen-rich tissues play in the adaptation to training and protection against injuries. Adding to this, there is the unique appeal of collagen’s ability to reduce the age-related concept of whole-body decline.

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