Rousselot presents scientific data on peptides

The company will exhibit its range of functional food ingredients and recent studies of its collagen peptides at Vitafoods South America. The company will present its award-winning Peptan® collagen peptides and its very wide range of gelatin solutions at the next edition of Vitafoods South America, which will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on April 8 and 9, 2014. Rousselot representatives will highlight specific, scientifically proven health benefits of Peptan, and will present the latest clinical study supporting the effectiveness of these Ingredients. This will be of particular interest to food manufacturers in Brazil, where the health and wellness market has doubled in the past six years from $33.8 billion in 2007 to $70.4 billion in 2013.

Peptan collagen peptides are bioactive ingredients that are very well digested and are a natural and safe source of protein. Manufactured in Rousselot’s state-of-the-art certified facilities in Brazil and France, Peptan collagen peptides offer unique biofunctionality benefits that differentiate them from other protein sources.

A number of studies with consistent results have shown that Peptan peptides can be beneficial for joint health, skin beauty and sports nutrition. Fernando Blüguermann, Regional Director of Technical Assistance and Applications, will present the latest findings on the effectiveness of these functional ingredients at Vitafoods South America at the seminar: “Peptan collagen: the latest information on the latest research and market developments.” The presentation, which will be held on April 8 at 3:40 pm in the seminar hall, will discuss a recent clinical study on the effect of Peptan on joint health conducted in collaboration with the 6th Popular Hospital of Shanghai, affiliated with Shanghai Jiaotong. University (China).

In addition to contributing to joint health, regular consumption of Peptan has been shown in several other scientific studies to strengthen skin collagen and fight the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The protein Pure and easily digestible Peptan promotes a feeling of satiety, which is a useful aspect for weight control, and stimulates muscle regeneration, thus contributing to recovery after physical activity.

Rousselot will present Peptan collagen peptides at the fair in its two versions HD (high density) and LD (low density), the latter with fast solubility, and will demonstrate its unparalleled ability to respond to the needs of each application. You can also taste various interesting applications of Peptan, such as delicious sugar-free ice cream with Peptan beneficial for joint health. Along with Peptan, various drinks will be offered, such as fruit juices and protein drinks, which have a beneficial effect on the beauty of the complexion and health from the joints.

Rousselot has unrivaled gelatin expertise in the market, reflected in its innovative Synergy Systems range, which visitors to Vitafood South America will be able to learn more about. Synergy Systems products consist of different types of gelatin or a specific gelatin combined with another ingredient (such as pectin) and work synergistically to improve functionality and offer unique solutions to common formulation challenges. These carefully selected combinations are easy to use and provide very diverse functions: for example, they can improve texture, taste or stability, as well as facilitate the development of healthy products.


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