Nitta Gelatin NA Awarded EcoVadis Bronze Medal

July 1st, 2021 – Nitta Gelatin NA is recognized with a Bronze Medal Sustainability Scorecard 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. Wellnex is honored to have 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…

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,…

Wellnex Replenwell™ featured in Nutraceuticals World Article

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…

Wellnex Recognized as Leader in Blood Sugar Support Research

Wellnex Replenwell™ collagen peptides are highlighted 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™ Highlighted in recent Nutritional Outlook article

Nutritional Outlook’s Modern Mechanics investigates the science behind trending ingredients for joint support including collagen, turmeric, and eggshell membrane. 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.

A Big Win for Wellnex as First and Only Collagen Approved for Dual Skin Health Claim in Japan under FFC Guidelines

July 16, 2020 – As Japan’s “Food with Function Claim” (FFC) category draws global attention, Wellnex collagen peptides are honored to be the first and only collagen ingredient in Japan to be awarded dual claims for the improvement of skin moisture AND skin elasticity. In order to be approved under the FFC system, food companies are required to submit stringent scientific evidence,…

Wellnex Shares New Study for Support of Healthy Blood Sugar Metabolism

July 07, 2020 – A recent double-blind, randomized, active-controlled human study, published in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, investigates the effects of 5g daily Wellnex collagen peptides on fasting blood glucose, HbA1c levels, and insulin sensitivity, over a 90 day study period, in conjunction with standard therapy. These exciting findings demonstrate the potential role of Wellnex collagen peptides as an add-on…

Wellnex Collagen Peptides Show Positive Effect on Brain Structure and Cognitive Function in Pilot Clinical Study

April 08, 2020 – In a recent pilot study between Nitta Gelatin, Inc. (Osaka, Japan) and the Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine (Ehime, Japan), consumption of Nitta Gelatin’s Wellnex collagen peptides was found to have a beneficial effect on both brain structure and language cognitive function. Thirty healthy participants (49-63 years) were asked to consume 5g Wellnex collagen peptides once daily,…

Wellnex Collagen R&D Innovations featured in Prepared Foods Magazine

As the demand for protein-packed,”better-for-you” beverages continues to gain momentum, Nitta Gelatin’s Wellnex Collagen Peptides check the boxes for their versatility, clean-label and functional nutrition. The R&D Applications feature of Prepared Foods Magazine’s November 2019 issue highlights the opportunities and benefits of formulating functional beverages with Wellnex Collagen Peptides.