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- 05/03/2024

ROUSSELOT – Rousselot to spotlight innovations and new science in collagen and gelatin at Vitafoods Europe

AgroFOOD Industry Hi Tech

Rousselot®, booth E106, Vitafoods Europe, May 14-16, 2024, Geneva, Switzerland


At Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, Switzerland on May 14-16, 2024, Rousselot will be

showcasing its science-backed portfolio of collagen solutions and the company’s wide range of gelatin solutions for innovative nutraceutical gummies, and robust softgels and hard capsules.

The company will highlight three new clinical studies that support new benefits concerning its PEPTAN® collagen peptide brand. These studies have shown Peptan’s ability to improve sleep quality1, reduce gastrointestinal discomfort2 and enhance skin density, hydration and elasticity.3

Florencia Moreno Torres, Rousselot Global Business Development Manager Health & Nutrition, will present: “Collagen peptides: The ultimate beauty from within ingredient plus a holistic well-being twist,” at 2:30 p.m. CET on May 15 at the New Ingredients Theater.

Rousselot will also highlight its new discovery in active collagen peptides that is believed to provide targeted health benefits through its proprietary process. Visitors can learn more from Elke de Clerck, Rousselot Global Science & Innovation Director, during the session, “Breaking the collagen code: Discover the future of targeted peptides,” 11:30 a.m. CET on May 15 at the New Ingredients Theater.

Visitors to the booth will be able to learn about PEPTINEX®, a source of collagen for supplements and functional foods, PROTAKE®, for collagen and/or protein enrichment in food and beverage products, and COLARTIX®, a unique hydrolyzed cartilage matrix, which has been shown to support decreased joint discomfort at a low dosage regardless of gender, age and sport intensity.4

The combination of the Rousselot and Gelnex brands since April 2023 has brought together two extensive gelatin portfolios, suitable for use in a wide array of delivery forms, particularly those with exceptional customer appeal such as hard capsules, softgels and nutraceutical gummies. The range includes StabiCaps™, enhancing stability in softgels, and SiMoGel™, a unique gelatin technology enabling the hygienic starch-free production of nutraceutical

gummies with innovative shapes or liquid fills. Representatives from Rousselot and Gelnex will be available to address any formulation or product development questions.