Company Profile

Collagen Product

Since its establishment in 1979, Nitta Gelatin NA has been providing the highest quality food, pharmaceutical & technical gelatins to the North American market.  As part of the Nitta Gelatin, Inc. group, we specialize in the production of bovine, porcine and fish gelatins, as well as collagen peptides for use in a variety of applications ranging from food, nutritional, pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical & technical.  Utilizing our technical expertise and almost a century of know-how, we provide our customers with innovative ideas, excellent technical service, and consistent high quality products.

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Other notable events in Nitta Gelatin’s history

Jan. 1918 Started production of gelatin and glue introduced the industrial production methods of Europe and U.S.A. for the first time in Japan.

Jan. 1935 Completion of Yao Factory

Feb. 1945 Established Nitta Glue and Gelatin Co., Ltd.

Apr. 1960 Changed the name to Nitta Gelatin Inc.

Feb. 1968 Established Hikone Gelatin Co., Ltd.

Mar. 1971 Adhesives Division started

Aug. 1974 Food Division started

Apr. 1975 Established Kerala Chemicals & Proteins Ltd. (KCPL India)

Jul. 1979 Established Nitta Corporation of America (U.S.A.)

Apr. 1982 Established Nitta Findley Co., Ltd.

Nov. 1982 Completion of Nara Factory

Mar. 1988 Established Aibis Co., Ltd.

May 1990 Established Cangel Inc. (Canada)

Jul. 1992 Nitta Corporation of America changed its name to NITTA GELATIN NA INC. (NGNA)

Aug. 1996 Established Nitta Casings Inc. (NCI) and Nitta Casings Canada Inc. (NCCI)

Apr. 1998 Estrablished Aibis Co., Ltd.

Jan. 1999 KCPL started to produce gelatin

Apr. 2004 Established Alma Corporation Inc.

Sep. 2004 Established Nitta Biolab Inc.

Dec. 2004 Established Nitta Gelatin Holdings Inc.

Dec. 2004 Established Nitta Gelatin USA Inc.

Jun. 2010 Established Guangdong Baiwei Bio Material Co., Ltd. (China)

Sep. 2011 Established Shanghai Nitta Gelatin Co., Ltd. (China)

Dec. 2011 Nitta Gelatin Inc. listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange