February
24, 2020
3 min

MARKET SNAPSHOT: THE RISE OF FORTIFIED GUMMIES

Based on its texture- and taste-providing properties, gelatine makes fortified gummy candies a palatable way to transport active substances into the body. Launched in the late 1990s in the US, fortified gummies have become a viable alternative delivery method for active substances — for both children and grown-ups. Let’s take a quick look at the positioning and flavor trends that are currently driving growth in this category.

February
12, 2020
5 min

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Hosting 100 participants from 20 countries, GELITA once again invited attendees to discover new product developments, innovations and novel concepts at its biennial Food Symposium in October 2019. But, offering much more than just a conference, this inspiring and fun event served up a comprehensive mixture of high-quality presentations, an interactive program of varied activities and plenty of peer-to-peer networking.

January
27, 2020
4 min

A Clean solution, indeed!

In the metalworking industry, cooling lubricants are needed in many milling, drilling and grinding applications astools, work pieces and equipment must be protected from the heat  and wear. Currently the most common cooling lubricants consist of water for cooling, mineral oil for lubricating and emulsifiers to stabilize these water-and-oil mixtures.

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.

December
16, 2019
4 min

ADDING INDULGENCE TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Overweight, obesity and the increasing frequency of lifestyle diseases are the unfortunate and highly visible consequences of poor nutrition and a lack of physical activity. Although simply consuming fewer calories and expending more energy would be a simple enough formula to halt this trend, it’s not working! In fact, the problem is growing as quickly as our waistlines. Eating less sugar and fat is not a viable solution; and although industry has provided acceptable systems for sugar replacement, fat reduction is far more complicated.

Our Experts