• Wild-Caught Marine Collagen Peptides are Here
    With superior solubility and exceptional flavor, cold-water, wild-caught marine collagen peptides are the newest addition to Nitta's Wellnex ingredient portfolio. Contact us today to request a sample
  • Technical Expertise & Application Support
    From front-end innovation to commercialization, our in-house R&D team is ready to partner with you. Contact us today to learn more about application support for our collagen and gelatin ingredients. 
  • XactSet® Gelatin Made for Starchless Systems
    Rapid-set gelatin designed for use with even the most complex infused, fortified, or starchless gummy formulas. Cut set-time from hours to minutes with XactSet® gelatin. Learn More Here
  • Gelatin for Pharmacueticals & Supplements
    Specialized gelatins available for pharmaceutical and dietary supplement applications including hard capsules, soft capsules, microencapsulation, tablets and chews. Learn more here.

Unlocking the Potential of Gelatin & Collagen for Over a Century

In 2018, Nitta Gelatin celebrated 100 years as a trusted producer of gelatin and collagen products. By continually developing new ways to make the most of nature’s gifts, Nitta Gelatin has consistently played the role of industry leader as a supplier of high quality gelatin and collagen peptides since its inception a century ago. In keeping with our pioneering spirit, Nitta Gelatin continually strives to develop new products, functions and applications for the future. In 2016, Nitta Gelatin welcomed Chicago's Vyse Gelatin into the family, further increasing our product offerings and capabilities.

Customer satisfaction is paramount; as is our commitment to exacting quality control, exceptional products, unique processes and environmental responsibility. No matter what your specifications or requirements, you can be confident that Nitta Gelatin and will provide unsurpassed quality and technical service customized to your unique application.

News & Events

Nitta Gelatin North America is a proud member of GROW

July 24th, 2020 - Nitta Gelatin NA Inc., as part of the GMIA (Gelatin Manufacturers Institute of America) is now a proud supporter of GROW, a newly formed working group dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of gelatin and collagen peptides. Click here to learn more about GROW.

Prepared Foods Magazine investigates the benefits of Nitta’s Wellnex functional collagen peptide ingredients on healthy aging

July 14, 2020 - Joint health, metabolic support, cognitive function - these are often major concerns for North America's growing senior populations. As more Western consumers begin to value the connection between dietary choices and physical well-being, the number of functional food offerings geared towards seniors continues to expand. Wellnex collagen peptides are highly functional proteins backed by clinical studies supporting their ability to support healthy aging. Read more about the benefits, and formulation opportunities, of Wellnex collagen peptides in July's Prepared Foods R&D Applications...

Nitta Shares New Study for Effects of Wellnex Collagen Peptides on Blood Sugar Metabolism

July 07, 2020 – A recent double-blind, randomized, active-controlled human study, published in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, investigates the effects of 5g daily Wellnex collagen peptides on fasting blood glucose, HbA1c levels, and insulin sensitivity, over a 90 day study period, in conjunction with standard therapy. These exciting findings demonstrate the potential role of Wellnex collagen peptides as an add-on nutritional supplement for the support of healthy blood sugar metabolism. Read the full scientific study here.

Standing Strong. Staying Safe

Aligned with our core value of “Connect and Create,” Nitta Gelatin North America places the safety and well-being of our teammates, vendors and customers above all else. In light of recent events associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Nitta Gelatin would like to take the opportunity to provide an update in the ways we are keeping our supply chain strong, and our communities safe. As one of the many essential suppliers operating during this national emergency, Nitta Gelatin is dedicated to continuously providing the highest quality...

Nitta Gelatin, Proud Sponsor of TERMIS-AM Conference

TERMIS-AM Annual Conference & Exhibition, a world-leading interactive community in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, will be held this December 2-5 in Orlando, Florida at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Universal Orlando™. As a proud sponsor, Nitta Gelatin will be showcasing recent advances in its beMatrix™ line of biomedical gelatin. Stop by booth #209 to learn more about our product offerings!

Wellnex to Add Wild-Caught Marine Collagen Peptides to Portfolio

The health benefits of fish collagen peptides are well-established, with an ever-growing body of clinical studies confirming their safety and efficacy for skin and joint support. Nitta Gelatin is excited to announce the addition of wild-caught marine collagen peptides to their Wellnex fish collagen product portfolio in late 2019. Call or email us today for more details on our new wild-caught, cold-water marine product lineup!

Nitta Gelatin NA featured in Food&Drink International’s June Issue

Nitta Gelatin NA is proud to highlight new product lines including XactSet gelatin, gelatin designed for starchless gummy manufacturing, in the latest issue of Food&Drink International digital and print editions. Read more here

New Clinical Study Links Collagen Peptides to Cardiovascular Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January, 2019, Toon, Japan – Nitta Gelatin, in a collaboration with Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, published findings from a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical study investigating the effect of porcine collagen peptide supplementation on cardiovascular health in older individuals. This promising study found that daily supplementation with porcine collagen peptides (2.5g/daily for 12 weeks) resulted in a significant reduction in baPWV (brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity), a well-known predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Click here to read the full article. Supplementation...

Nitta Gelatin Featured in Nutraceuticals World Magazine’s “The Beauty of Collagen”

September 2018- Nitta Gelatin's Wellnex brand of collagen peptides are clinically proven to improve skin's tone and texture, leading to a more youthful, rested appearance. Nutraceuticals World Magazine investigates what makes collagen so appealing to the "beauty from within" market in the September, 2108 article The Beauty of Collagen.  "As more consumers recognize the link between proper nutrition and good health, including appearance of hair, skin, and nails, collagen has gained popularity as an ideal beauty and healthy aging ingredient with versatile range for product...