What is gelatin?

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Gelatin is a pure, unique, nutritional protein providing many of the essential amino acids. Gelatin is not chemically modified, nor produced from genetically modified materials—gelatin is entirely natural. Gelatin is derived from the partial hydrolysis of collagen and is [...]

What are collagen peptides?

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Collagen peptides are derived from the same raw materials used for gelatin manufacturing employing an extraction process based on enzymes. This natural product is made up of 97% protein (dry weight basis). The functionality of hydrolyzed collagen does not lie in [...]

What is gelatin made of?

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The raw materials used the most are bone, pork and cattle skins and splits. Gelatin is exclusively made from the raw materials of slaughtered animals that have been approved for human consumption. In terms of quality, they are equivalent to the [...]

How do you prepare gelatin properly?

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A guide to gelatin preparation Rule of thumb for the dosage and swelling of leaf gelatin: •    For jellies, per ½ litre of liquid: use 6 leaves •    For cream desserts (with egg yolk): use 4 leaves •    For moulded [...]

What are gelatin’s main uses?

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The main uses of gelatin are in the food, pharmaceutical and photographic industries. Are there any other uses? Some non-edible gelatins referred to as Technical Gelatins, have a variety of applications such as adhesives, and microencapsulation.

Is all gelatin the same?

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There are different types of gelatin. It is classified as Type A when sourced from pig skin, and Type B when sourced from beef skin. It is graded according to its strength, called its ‘bloom’. The higher the bloom numbers, [...]

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