• Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence
    2018 marks Nitta Gelatin's centennial anniversary as a global leader in quality gelatin and collagen production.
  • Quality Products
    Providing the highest quality food, pharmaceutical & technical gelatins and collagen peptides that nature has to offer.
  • Technical Expertise
    Staffed with an in-house R&D team, ready to assist with all your product development needs.
  • Customer Service
    Offering specialized gelatins for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries.

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

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...

Collagen Peptides highlighted in “Foods for Bone and Joint Health” by Prepared Foods Magazine

May 2018 - Collagen peptides were highlighted in Prepared Foods Magazine's recent article entitled "Functional Foods for Bone and Joint Health" - "Tendons, cartilage, and ligaments are made up of collagen, a structural protein that accounts for between a quarter and a third of all the protein in the body. While humans are adept at building these tissues from dietary protein of all sources, adding collagen peptides to formulations has been shown to help build and maintain these vital tissues. In a 2015 overview of...

Introducing DRG Pharmaceutical Gelatin – Reduced Crosslinkages for Superior Soft Capsules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 9, 2018 - Nitta Gelatin announces the launch of a new pharmaceutical gelatin, DRG Gelatin, designed specifically to inhibit cross-linkage reactions, and improve dissolution in soft capsule applications.  This clean label product is created without additives or chemical modification, and delivers the same gel strength as traditional gelatin, while offering improved soft capsule quality over shelf-life. Soft capsule technology works to contain and protect the active ingredients in a variety of pharmaceuticals, OTC medications, and dietary supplements.  Rapid solubility following...

Nitta Gelatin beMatrix™ Biomedical Grade Gelatin Showcased in Nature Magazine

December, 2017--A conversation with YOSUKE HIRAOKA, principal research scientist at Nitta Gelatin Inc, Japan.   What impact are medical advances having on the development of biomaterials? During the past decade there have been major advances in stem cell research, regenerative medicine and transplantation. Cell therapy and gene therapy products are evolving at a corresponding pace. New techniques to combine cells with gelatin or collagen are emerging and are already making these new treatment methods more effective. We recognize that safety is a top priority, particularly...