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.

September
11, 2018
3 min

A SELF-DEFENSE MECHANISM FOR GELATINE CAPSULES

If you work with soft capsules in the pharmaceutical industry, then you’ll know that cross-linking can occur in certain temperature and humidity conditions, especially with reactive and aggressive fillings. The gelatine can unintentionally form a rigid barrier that prevents the active ingredient within the capsule from reaching its destination at the right time (or at all). If this happens soft capsules become increasingly less soluble over time, resulting in overly long dissolution times in the GI tract and slow release properties.

September
03, 2018
3 min

COLLAGEN PEPTIDES – THE SECRET KEY TO QUALITY AGING

With populations aging around the globe, consumers are demanding solutions that let them stay active and healthy for life. Mobility and independence until the end: when we think of getting older, hardly anything seems more important. One of the reasons for this is that those who stay active have a better chance of remaining fit, healthy and are able to maintain a good social life. In this context, when it comes to improving health and wellbeing effectively, collagen peptides can be a powerful partner. In fact, GELITA’s specific collagen peptides are scientifically proven to be very useful in combating many of the health issues related to aging, including joint, muscle and bone problems.  

August
24, 2018
3 min

“From nose to tail” – making the meat industry more sustainable with traditional ingredients

The Phrase "from nose to tail" is on everyone's lips. And to answer the question about which parts of an animal are edible - it's absolutely everything! From the tip of the nose to the end of the tail, nothing goes waste. By-products of the meat industry play a major role in food today. It is also a rich source of nutrients and, more importantly, it contributes to sustainable food production.

August
10, 2018
4 min

FORTIBONE® — Boosting the bone matrix in postmenopausal women

Bone atrophy and the loss of bone density are significant problems for many postmenopausal women. In addition, because of the aging global population, osteoporosis is on the rise. It’s reckoned that by 2025, the condition will affect up to 33.9 million men and women in the EU, an increase of 23% compared with 2017.

July
26, 2018
4 min

More than just hot air: Convince your customers with the best texture

Whether it’s marshmallows, mousses or cream cheese preparations: perfect texture is king! Because for the consumer, alongside taste, buying criterion number one is and always has been the right bite and the most pleasant mouthfeel. And this is exactly what gelatine brings to the table. But what gives this clean label ingredient its unique ability to create creaminess, fluffiness and texture light as air?

July
02, 2018
5 min

Ready for summer? Get the secret to firm skin

Summer, sun, beach – for most of us there’s almost nothing better. But summer time also means showing skin! And that leaves many of us with one urgent question: How do we get our skin into ”beach mode”? The answer is simple: By doing everything we can to make it look like 20 years ago. A crucial point for this is to strengthen our connective tissue. In fact, the following equation applies: tight connective tissue = smooth bikini skin!

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