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.

April
16, 2021
3 min

Leaf gelatin in bakery applications – as easy as 1, 2, 3

From firm to creamy to fluffy – the importance of food texture is often overlooked. But good taste alone does not make a perfect product. Siegfried Brenneis is a master baker and confectioner and has been captain of the German national bakery team since 2010. He knows for sure that the texture of cakes and other sweet bakery treats is crucial.

April
09, 2021
3 min

White Tissue Part 3: Taking care of bone health with FORTIBONE®

The human (adult) body consists of more than 200 different bones that help form the skeletal structure. But did you know that bones are also considered to be white tissue? In the latest instalment of our white tissue series we’ll explain this connection, and how you can take care of bone health with the help of our Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s) FORTIBONE®.

March
18, 2021
4 min

Gelatin Hard Capsules: Cutting edge or out of fashion?

The hard capsule has been around for some time now, with the first (known) gelatin capsules invented in the 19th century. Since then, they have been widely used as a popular dosage form for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients. But the gelatin capsule is now facing some competition, as the last few years have seen increasing demand for a vegetarian alternative.

February
26, 2021
5 min

Four diets that not only permit the consumption of BCP®s, but could also benefit from them…

There’s one question that we see quite a lot on the web: “Can I consume collagen peptides if I follow a particular diet?” But there’s not always a satisfactory answer to be found. So for anyone who’s still unsure, we’ve created a short guide detailing which popular diets can include the intake of collagen peptides – and the possible unexpected benefits.

February
11, 2021
4 min

Supporting the Immune System with Bioactive Collagen Peptides®

It would be hard to find a topic that has attracted more global attention than immune health during the last year. People are increasingly doing as much for their overall wellbeing as they possibly can in the light of the ongoing pandemic, especially with supplements. This is clearly reflected in the significant sales uptick for vitamins and minerals. However, within that category, there is another popular nutrient that may come as a bit of a surprise to some: protein and, in particular, collagen. 

February
05, 2021
3 min

First-hand experience of BCP®s: How Marinus Kraus returned to ski jumping in no time

Ski jumping is one of the most popular winter sports, attracting huge audiences of fans around the world. One of the best-known German competitors is Marinus Kraus. Just 29 years old, he has already enjoyed an extremely successful career, the highlight being winning gold at the Sochi Olympics with his team, back in 2014.