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- 03/03/2017

Science on your side: GELITA is back at Engredea 2017

AgroFOOD Industry Hi Tech

Engredea BackdropGELITA is making an impressive return to the 2017 Engredea Trade Show in Anaheim, California from March 10-12. The German-based worldwide leader in gelatine and collagen peptide research and production puts Science on Your Side through a robust body of scientific evidence.

Diverse Delivery Systems AND Active Ingredients

In addition to featuring GELITA’s optimized and tailor-made gelatines for the world’s most popular delivery systems like gummies and hard- and soft-capsules, GELITA is showcasing its latest innovations and scientific research in collagen peptide development. “Bioactive Collagen Peptides® have considerable stimulation effects on the body’s collagen metabolism,” says company spokeswoman Lara Niemann. “Our commitment to extensive clinical research, optimized production processes and technical know-how puts GELITA far above the competition.” 

Collagen: The Body’s Protein

Although not a new discovery, the human body’s protein is comprised of about 30 per cent collagen – making collagen the most abundant protein in humans. This is exciting because of the advances in collagen peptide research as it relates to human physiology and the body’s collagen metabolism. Recent research studying GELITA’s Bioactive Collagen Peptides® offer promise through collagen peptide supplementation with significant impact on musculoskeletal and skin health. In particular, the specific collagen peptides from GELITA are studied and proven to be useful in serious health issues related to aging, such as protein malnutrition (BODYBALANCE®), joint or bone problems (FORTIGEL® and FORTIBONE®) and loss of skin vitality (VERISOL®). With their special nutritional and technological properties, these pure proteins are enjoying increasing popularity in the food and dietary supplements market — and not just because they can easily be incorporated into diverse supplement and food applications.

As they are hydrolyzed to a certain extent, they can be readily absorbed by the body and are easily digestible as well as highly bioavailable. They are free from fat, cholesterol, carbohydrates, gluten and do not contain purines. Collagen peptides are non-allergenic and are perfectly suited for the development of clean label products. The bioactive collagen peptides can be used to develop innovative products such as beverages and shakes, bars, gels, powders, gummies and diverse fortified foods – all contributing to healthy nutrition. And, these versatile collagen ingredients can bridge the gap between product categories such as food and cosmetics or food and pharma.

Put GELITA’s Science on YOUR Side

Stop by Booth #652 at Engredea to take an interactive quiz testing your knowledge of all things collagen. Visit with our experts to explore how GELITA puts Science on Your Side through its portfolio of branded and scientifically studied gelatines and collagen peptides, including GELITA® RXL, VERISOL®, BODYBALANCE® and more!

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