Gelatine

Gelatine

We supply three different types of unflavoured powdered edible gelatine, in various strengths and weights:

Energy per 100g is: K.Joules 1445, K.cals 340, Protein 82-88%

A close up picture of Beef Gelatine or gelatin powder

Gelatine

What is gelatine?

  • It is defined as a product obtained by the partial hydrolysis of collagen derived from the skin, white connective tissue and bones of animals.
  • It does not occur freely in nature, and cannot be recovered from horns, hoofs and other non- collagen containing parts of vertebrate animals.
  • There are no plant sources of gelatin, and there is no chemical relationship between gelatin and other materials referred to as vegetable gelatin, such as seaweed extracts.
  • It can be used to gel, thicken, stabilize, emulsify and to give a creamy consistency.
  • Gelatine is a natural and healthy food.
  • Due to its versatile properties, the pure protein offers many benefits and plays an important role in today’s food industry.
  • It is a pure, natural protein made from animal raw materials that contain collagen.
  • It consists of 84 to 90 per cent protein and 2 per cent mineral salts, with water making up the rest.
  • Gelatine is classified as a foodstuff and, is not a food additive with an E number.
  • Gelatine contains neither preservatives nor other additives and is free of fat, cholesterol and uric acid compounds.
  • In addition, gelatine does not cause any known allergies, is 100 % natural and is cholesterol, purine and fat free.