• beMatrix™ Gelatin
    Controlled for exceptionally low endotoxin levels and enhanced purity, beMatrix™ gelatin is ideal for a range of biomedical applications including cell sheet transportation, cell transplantation, bone void fillers, and more. Click here to learn more about beMartix™ gelatin.
  • 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
  • CapsiGuard™ Gelatin for Superior Soft Capsules
    Offering specialized gelatins 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 NA Awarded EcoVadis Bronze Medal

July 1st, 2021 - Nitta Gelatin NA is recognized with a Bronze Medal by EcoVadis, a global leader in the assessment of practices, processes, and actions related to environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The EcoVadis assessment methodology is based on global standards similar to the Global Reporting Index (GRI), ISO 26000, and the ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. 

Replenwell™ Selected as Finalist for Ingredient of the Year

May 18th – NutraIngredients-USA announces finalists for the prestigious Ingredient of the Year awards. Nitta Gelatin is honored to have Wellnex Replenwell™, its premier brand of clinically-supported collagen peptide ingredients named as finalists in the “Beauty-from-Within” category. With 5 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical studies showing significant reductions in the visible signs of skin aging, and multiple patents for beauty applications, we look forward to the final announcement of winners Wednesday, July 14th!

Nitta’s XactSet® Gelatin Highlighted as Innovative Gummy Ingredient

April 29, 2021 - As the nutraceutical gummy market continues to boom; manufacturing, formulation and formats continue to evolve, requiring more specialized ingredient solutions. Nitta Gelatin's XactSet® gelatin, for fortified gummies and starchless production systems, was created to meet the needs of the modern nutraceutical gummy manufacturer with minimized tailing, faster set times, and optimized textures. Read more about gummy innovation and how XactSet® gelatin can benefit your formulation in this recent article from Nutritional Outlook Magazine. 

Nitta Gelatin Inc. Unveils Collagen Café in heart of Osaka, Japan

April 19th, 2021 - Collagen-infused coffees, smoothies, snacks, candies, and more! Nitta Gelatin Inc. opened the doors to its newest venture, Collagen Café RIWACO (translating to "collagen + reward") in downtown Osaka, Japan. The stylish "standing café" features a platform to check visitors' skin condition while they wait for their made-to-order collagen-infused beverages. As the birthplace of Nitta's Wellnex collagen peptide portfolio, Japan continues to lead the charge in cutting-edge collagen technology.

Nitta Gelatin Talks Top Supplement Trends with Nutraceuticals World

March 8, 2021 - Consumers have spoken, and the demand for clean, effective, and personalized protein supplements isn't slowing down anytime soon. Wellnex Replenwell™ collagen peptide ingredients check all the boxes for the modern protein supplement consumer. Click here to learn more about about how our sustainable, clinically-supported collagen peptide ingredients can contribute to statistically significant therapeutic outcomes for your B2C dietary supplements.

Replenwell™ Collagen Highlighted for Blood Sugar Support

February 18, 2021 - Nitta Gelatin's Wellnex Replenwell™ collagen peptides are recognized in the  Nutritional Outlook article "Glycemic Giants: the Latest Research on Ingredients for Blood Sugar Support," based on recent RDBPC human clinical trials. Healthy blood sugar metabolism is top of mind for consumers, as the CDC's National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020 estimates approximately 1 in 10 Americans suffers from diabetes. 

Replenwell™ Collagen Peptides featured in Nutritional Outlook for Joint Support

Nutritional Outlook's recent Modern Mechanics article investigates the science behind trending ingredients for joint support including collagen, turmeric and eggshell membrane. Nitta's Replenwell™ collagen peptides, by Wellnex, stand out in double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical studies for effectively supporting diverse joint-health needs; including those of active college athletes, and seniors struggling with comfortable mobility.

Nitta Introduces Replenwell™ – Clinically Proven & Performance Optimized Collagen Peptides

September 9th, 2020 - Nitta Gelatin NA adds Replenwell™, a new line of highly functioning collagen peptide ingredients, to its Wellnex portfolio. Replenwell™ collagen peptides are clinically tested for safety and efficacy and available in a variety of raw material sources including fish, bovine, and porcine. Click here to learn more!

Why Nitta Gelatin?

September 9, 2020 - From ideation to scale-up and commercialization, Nitta Gelatin North America is your go-to partner for collagen and gelatin ingredients. Looking for functional proteins for sports nutrition, healthy aging, or beauty-from-within formulations? Nitta's Wellnex collagen peptides boast over a decade of research, and double blind, human clinical trials supporting safety and efficacy. Click the video to learn more!

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