GELITA presents collagen protein solutions for today's nutrition

GELITA presents collagen protein solutions for today's nutrition

GELITA developed ingredient concepts based on collagen proteins providing a unique property profile and considerable edge for today's food industry.

Health, fitness, fun and satisfaction, together with practicality and convenience, influence today’s food industry. With these major global trends in mind, GELITA developed ingredient concepts based on collagen proteins providing for a unique property profile and considerable edge on the market.

FORTIGEL® - Scientifically proven to stimulate measurable popsicle smallregeneration of joint cartilage

The optimized collagen peptides that comprise FORTIGEL® stimulate the cartilage cells to increase the production of both collagen and proteoglycans—the two major components of cartilage.

Pleasure without regrets - Effective concepts for calorie management solutions with VITARCAL®

The VITARCAL® concept comprises a holistic range of collagen FORTIGELproteins to replace fat and reduce the calorie density without compromising sensory profiles. With outstanding water binding and foaming capabilities VITARCAL® increases the volume of food in order to reduce the weight per serving. VITARCAL’s texturizing properties allow it to mimic fat and in so doing, the product can replace fat in many products.

Ice cream at room temperature thanks to GELITA® RTE-ICE

GELITA® RTE-ICE provides ice cream coatings and popsicles with unique, unprecedented texture, quick gelling and stability at room temperature. GELITA® RTE-ICE effectively prevents Popsicle VITARCALcoatings from melting, even after completely thawing.

GELITA® RTE-DRINK offers unique textures in beverages

GELITA® RTE-Drink promotes a palatable sensation of gelled flakes in beverages and provides a gel-like structure to drinks. Drinkable gels with GELITA® RTE-DRINK are stable at ambient temperature, but can also be consumed chilled if desired.

Shelf stable gelatin desserts with GELITA® RTE JELLY

GELITA® RTE-JELLY is a specialty gelatine product for dry mix use in the preparation of shelf stable gelled desserts. These advanced gelatine desserts deliver an excellent flavor release and offer unique texture characteristics in addition to stability at higher temperatures with no loss of quality.

Visit the GELITA booth 6846 at IFT from June 11 – 14 2011 in New Orleans and convince yourself how the GELITA solutions can contribute to the success of your product ranges.


GELITA is the leading company for manufacturing and marketing collagen proteins. Coordinated from the headquarters in Eberbach, Germany, GELITA provides customers around the world with products of the highest standard, comprehensive technical expertise and sophisticated solutions. More than 20 sites and a global expert network ensure that state-of-the-art know-how is always available for customers. More than 135 years of experience in the field of collagen proteins are the basis of GELITA’s performance. A strong requirement for innovation is the driving force of the family-owned company that is always looking for new solutions for food, pharmaceutical, health & nutrition as well as for technical applications.

Within the range of collagen proteins, GELITA supplies collagen peptides with proven body-stimulating capabilities, tailor-made gelatines and non- or partly- water soluble collagens. This holistic range of products in combination with its vast experience in developing solutions for different applications makes GELITA first choice for its customers. In today’s landscape of highest consumer demands, manufacturers of food products have to rely on natural, healthy, non-allergenic ingredients for their developments. Collagen proteins from GELITA are the perfect match for this as they fulfill all of these requirements, a particular plus being the fact that they are foodstuffs in their own right (e.g. no E-number). They also possess a set of unique technical and physiological properties.

Besides the traditional use of collagen proteins as natural stabilizers and emulsifiers for countless products, they enable manufacturers to provide their products with other properties, which are becoming more and more important. GELITA has intensified its research in developing solutions for physical mobility, weight management and beauty from within.

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