Gelatine Alternatives

Gelatine free ingredient suppliers

For a gelatine-free alternative, Hydrocolloids are widely used in many food formulations to improve quality attributes, stability and shelf-life. They are added in order to control functional properties, such as thickening and gelling.

As thickening agents, they find uses in soups, gravies, salad dressings, sauces and toppings while as gelling agents, they are extensively used in products like jam, jelly, marmalade, restructured foods and low sugar/calorie gels.

Thickening agents – guar gum, locust bean gum, tara gum, gum tragacanth, xanthan gum.

Gelling agents – agar, carrageenans, pectin, gellan gum and alginates.

We also provide bespoke stabiliser systems to optimise your products functionality as well as advice on clean label solutions.

Hydrolysed Collagen

Hydrolysed collagen – a unique bioactive protein – is used in many applications, from functional foods and drinks to protein bars, anti-aging skin solutions and dietary supplements.

As leading Hydrolysed collagen suppliers, Healan are also one of the UK’s main collagen powder suppliers. Collagen is both a protein and one of the most important components of our body. Abundant in connective tissue, ligaments and skin – it comprises up to 30 per cent of the human body’s total protein.

As such, food and nutritional supplements containing collagen are an ideal way to deliver and improve the supply of protein to the entire body.

More protein, less fat: these are the benefits that collagen brings to the production of meat products. Plus, thanks to its water-binding properties, collagen can contribute to more cost-effective production processes while improving the texture of the final products. Please contact us today to discuss the benefits of using collagen powder or hydrolysed collagen in your products.

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Hydrolysed Collagen Suppliers


Vegan Gelatine free marshmallows

A wide variety of options for functional systems, combining at least two ingredients that will deliver performance and technological solutions.

A key benefit is lower dosage and improved flavour release compared to some other hydrocolloids.

Our NEW Vegan Marshmallow blend is ideal for producing gelatine-free marshmallows, suitable for high-speed extrusion, deposited mallows but also for artisan makers.

We also have a Vegan Mousse Blenda stabiliser system for instant whip products, creating a soft set, creamy finished texture.

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