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Great Lakes Gelatin - Unflavoured Beef Gelatin

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Great Lakes Gelatin - Unflavoured Beef Gelatin


Unflavoured Beef Gelatin supports healthy joints, bones, skin and hair.

  • Helps to promote good gut health.

  • Assists to eliminate the potential use of growth hormones, antibiotics, and steroids.

  • Great Lakes Gelatin is committed to monitoring animal welfare practices as well as safety and quality.

  • 454g

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    • Corn Free

      Corn Free

    • Dairy Free

      Dairy Free

    • Egg Free

      Egg Free

    • Fish Free

      Fish Free

    • Gluten Free

      Gluten Free

    • GMO Free

      GMO Free

    • No artificial colours

      No artificial colours

    • No artificial preservatives

      No artificial preservatives

    • Non toxic

      Non toxic

    • Shellfish Free

      Shellfish Free

    • Soy Free

      Soy Free

    • Wheat Free

      Wheat Free

    • Yeast Free

      Yeast Free

    Unflavoured Beef Gelatin is made of one simple ingredient providing a pure protein dietary supplement. It will dissolve in hot liquids, and it will thicken cold liquids, making it great for making jellies and gummies. It is also nearly tasteless, colourless and odourless. 

    Great Lakes Gelatin’s collagen and gelatin products are sourced from cattle in Argentina and Brazil. They are pasture-raised, kosher, and grass-fed based on the standards of the American Grassfed Association and animal welfare guidelines.

    How do I choose between collagen and gelatin? 

    The gelatin and collagen hydrolysate are both made from the same beef hides, but the gelatin is not broken down as much. That's why it will gel when mixed with water and chilled. It does not mix well with cold water, only hot liquids. So, if you want to make gummies or jellies, then get the gelatin. If you just want something to mix in with your coffee or cold drinks, then get the collagen hydrolysate. 

    Two of the most desirable properties of gelatin is the melt-in-the mouth characteristic, and its ability to form thermo-reversible gels. Some of the best culinary uses include: 


    Gel Forming: Gelled Desserts, Confectionery, Paté, Consommé, Aspics.

    Whipping Agent : Marshmallows, Nougats, Mousses, Soufflé, Chiffons, Whipped Cream.

    Protective Colloid: Confectionery, Icings, Ice cream, Frozen Desserts and Confections.

    Binding Agent: Meat Rolls, Canned Meats, Confectionery, Cheeses, Dairy Products.

    Film Forming: Coating for Fruits, Meats, Deli items.

    Thickener: Powdered Drink Mixes, Bouillon, Gravies, Sauces, Soups, Puddings, Jellies, Syrups.

    Emulsifiers: Cream Soups, Sauces, Flavorings, Meat Pastes, Whipped Cream, Confectionery

    Stabilizer: Cream Cheese, Chocolate Milk, Yogurt, Cream Fillings, Frozen Desserts.


    Unflavoured Beef Gelatin is forage-based, which eliminates the potential use of growth hormones, antibiotics, and steroids. Great Lakes Gelatin is committed to monitoring animal welfare practices as well as safety and quality.


    1 Tbsp is the equivalent of 1 envelope or 3 1/2 sheets of gelatin 

    1 Tbsp of Great Lakes Gelatin gels 1 pint / 550 ml of liquid 

    For making Gummies: Pour 1 tablespoon of gelatin in ½ cup of cold water. Let it sit for approximately 5 minutes.

    Dissolve the mixture into 1½ cups of very hot liquid and add in any desired flavors and sweeteners (include as part of liquid measure).

    If making gummies, pour the liquid into a mould tray and allow the gelatin to chill until firm before serving.

    Gelatin can be used for more than gummies - add to your recipes as a thickener, stabilizer or egg replacement. 

    Or use for making marshmallows, mousse, moulded desserts, and salads, Bavarians, ice creams, jams, and aspics are all great with Great Lakes Gelatin!  

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Do not exceed recommended dose.

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.

    If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult your medical practitioner first.

    This product is a food supplement and is not a replacement for a healthy and balanced diet and/or lifestyle.



    Typical Amino Acid Content


    (%) (mg)

    Alanine 8.4 1008

    Arginine 7.7 924

    Aspartic Acid 4.5 540

    Cystine 0.1 11

    Glutamic Acid 10 1200

    Glycine 23.2 2785

    Histidine 0.9 108

    Hydroxylysine 1.5 180

    Hydroxyproline 12.3 1476

    Isoleucine 1.2 144

    Leucine 2.6 312

    Lysine 3.3 396

    Methionine 0.9 108

    Phenylalanine 1.6 192

    Proline 13.7 1644

    Serine 3.4 408

    Threonine 1.9 228

    Tryptophan 0.6 72

    Valine 2.2 264


    Per Serving (12g)  100 1200


    Manufactured by:
    Great Lakes Gelatin Company,
    253 Commerce Drive,
    Grayslake, IL 60030


    Imported by:
    Functional Self Limited
    20-22 Wenlock Road
    London, N1 7GU
    United Kingdom

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