Company description

Within the range of collagen proteins, GELITA supplies collagen peptides with proven body-stimulating capabilities and tailor-made gelatins. In today’s landscape of highest consumer demands, manufacturers of food products and dietary supplements rely on natural, healthy, non-allergenic ingredients for their developments. Collagen proteins from GELITA fulfill all of these requirements and are foodstuffs in their own right (no E-number). They also possess a set of unique technical and physiological properties.

Collagen peptides enable manufacturers to add specific health aspects. GELITA has intensified its research in developing solutions for this important market segments:
Physical mobility with FORTIGEL®, bone stability with FORTIBONE®, beauty from within solutions for nutricosmetics with VERISOL®, optimized body composition with BODYBALANCE®, and finally TENDOFORTE® for strengthening ligaments and tendons. GELITA also provides a whole portfolio of capsule gelatines to define the fill release profile of the soft capsule from extremely fast and reduced cross-linking (GELITA® RXL R²) to very low or even enteric release (GELITA® EC).

Quick facts

Sales markets Africa; Asia; Australia; Central/South America; Eastern Europe; Middle East; North America; Western Europe
Primary business activity Manufacturer: Ingredients / Additives
Affiliated categories: Emulsifiers / Lecithins |Food Supplements / Nutraceuticals |Functional Beverages More

Upcoming events

28 nov 2023

Fi Europe

28 - 30 Nov 2023 Frankfurt, Germany Visit us at stand 3.0F120 Book a meeting See our Exhibitor Profile   See full Exhibitor List

Recently at

20 sep 2023

Vitafoods Asia 2023

20 - 22 Sept 2023 Bangkok, Thailand We were at stand C31 See our Exhibitor Profile   See full Exhibitor List
1 may 2023

Vitafoods Europe Online and In-Person

1 - 12 May 2023 - Online We were at stand I110 See our Exhibitor Profile   See full Exhibitor List

News about GELITA AG

Collagen ingredients enter the mainstream

26 Apr 2020

Collagen ingredients enter the mainstream

Food, beverage and supplement manufacturers are bringing collagen into more mainstream products, with an increasing number featuring protein, skin and joint health claims. Are collagen-fortified products here to stay?

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13 Jan 2020

Quest for anti-ageing ingredients boosts collagen demand

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, but production slows down with ageing, leading to weaker joints and skin wrinkles – and increased demand for collagen as an ingredient in food, drinks and supplements.

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23 Oct 2019

Gelita, Geltor to partner on animal-free collagen

Gelita and Geltor have signed a letter of intent for developing, producing and marketing what the companies say is the first ingestible animal-free collagen proteins – to be launched in late 2020.

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11 Jul 2019

Gelita launches agar-agar sheets

Gelita has expanded its gelling agent portfolio by presenting what it claims is a world-first: agar-agar sheets.

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