did you know - facts about gelatin

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The presentation guides to an excerpt of the world of Gelatin from GELITA also called Collagen Proteins. Unexpected facts and comparisons demonstarte the importance of this product for our daily life. In confectionary like fruit gums or gummy bears, in medicine, in capsules, in Hollywood, in aviation, even in space.


  • Did you know?
  • GELITA operates 21 plants, covering all continents.
  • Every 28 seconds a sample is taken and analyzed in one of the GELITA quality Labs.
  • Did you know?
  • 20,610 Every second, consumers ingest Capsules made from GELITA Pharma-Gelatine.
  • Scientists and researchers use GELITA Gelatine to collect particles in space.
  • Did you know?
  • GELITAs annual production of Food Grade Gelatine would make a gigantic gummy bear. 93 m 324 m 565 m
  • Gelatine is necessary for the production of match heads.
  • Did you know?
  • The human body is comprised of 60% water. 15% of remaining mass is Collagen.
  • Gelatine connects. Muscle Bones Skin Joint Ligament and Tendons
  • Gelatine-based natural glue is used for manufacturing of musical instruments.
  • Did you know?
  • GELITA saves lives Every 2.5 seconds, surgeons use GELITA sponges to stop bleeding.
  • Each hour, more than 11 trucks leave GELITAs facilities.
  • GELITAs annual gelatine production could gel Shanghais daily water consumption.
  • Did you know?
  • Hollywood film-makers use gelatine to create awesome special effects.
  • In the last 10 years the production per employee was increased by 20% With constant number of employees. 2004 29,000 KG 2014 34,800 KG
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  • The aviation industry uses Gelatine chicken for jet engine safety tests.
  • Gelatine manufacturing yields 60% by-products. GELITA transfers these into value-added solutions. No waste!
  • Did you know?
  • GELITAs annual Leaf Gelatine production could cover Central Park.
  • Crime labs around the world use Ballistic Gelatine in forensic investigations.
  • The intake of FORTIGEL supports the Regeneration of joint cartilage.
  • NOVOTEC allows better cutting of metal than conventional cooling lubricants. But much more Eco-friendly!
  • Did you know?
  • PEPTIPLUS helps elderly people to counteract muscle loss.
  • 12% 79% PEPTIPLUS Collagen-Peptides can reduce the injury risk of athletes significantly. With PEPTIPLUS
  • Reduce wrinkles by up to 50% with VERISOL
  • Further insights into the World of GELITA products www.gelita.com