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We are a global gelatin and collagen solutions manufacturer

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Cell-based evidence supports the bioactivity of collagen peptides for skin firmness and elasticity

July 8, 2024 - An in vitro study recently published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Medicine provides cell-based evidence for the beneficial effects of exposure to collagen peptides on the skin’s collagen content and on the molecules that provide skin firmness and elasticity. This may support the hypothesis that collagen peptides are...

The markets we serve


Health & Nutrition

Our high-quality collagen peptides are an active health-promoting ingredient. These pure proteins (bovine - porcine - fish collagen) are a sought-after ingredient in beauty applications, sports nutrition, food supplements, and patient recovery foods.

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Pharma & Bioscience

Our high quality, certified, and virtually non-allergenic gelatin formulations are an enabler for pharmaceutical products and applications.

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Food Solutions

Our gelatin and collagen peptides provide a clean label and multifunctional solution to the ​most diverse food preparations in the FMCG and food service sectors.

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Pet food, feed, & fertilizers

The lipids, proteins, and minerals we manufacture are an essential building block of animal and plant nutrition.

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Technical Applications

Our gelatin formulations are used in a wide range of technical applications: photographic films, electro plating, coatings etc.

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About us

PB Leiner is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality gelatins and collagen peptides solutions. Our gelatin production and hydrolyzed collagen manufacturing plants are located on four continents, with technical and sales support spanning the globe. We count approximately 1,2​00 collaborators worldwide. 

PB Leiner is part of Tessenderlo Group 

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PB Leiner is a high-quality collagen peptides manufacturer. PB Leiner’s SOLUGEL® hydrolized collagen is available as collagen powder and agglomerate. The collagen production range includes porcine collagen, bovine collagen, and fish collagen peptides. As a highly digestible pure protein free of sugar, fat, cholesterol, and carbohydrates, SOLUGEL® offers many potential health benefits, such as joint health, healthy ageing, muscle recovery, and skin beauty. 
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gelworx™ pharmaceutical gelatin

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PB Leiner’s pharmaceutical gelatin is a sought-after ingredient for various healthcare applications. Besides tailor-made pharma-grade gelatin, the gelwoRx range offers several specialties for soft  capsule manufacturing. 
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TEXTURA™ food gelatin

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PB Leiner is a food gelatin manufacturer, and TEXTURA™ is our range of texturizing solutions for the food, confectionary, and bakery industries. TEXTURA Tempo is the ideal solution for creating premixes for baked goods, pastries, desserts & more, and is available as bovine gelatin and porcine gelatin.
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Lipids, proteins, and minerals

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We offer a broad selection of functional ingredients, suitable for a variety of applications. Our portfolio includes solutions for pet food production, animal feed manufacturing, cattle feed manufacturers, and mineral fertilizers. In addition, our ingredients can be used for technical applications such as fireproofing, sound insulation, oleochemistry, and biofuel.  
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Claro™ bioprinting ink

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Claro is a revolutionary bio-ink for 3D tissue engineering. 
The proprietary technology enables printing with lower pressure and excellent shape fidelity, without affecting the bio-compatibility and final gel strength of the construct.  Claro boasts best-in-class reliability and batch-to-batch consistency. This makes it the perfect material for 3D printing tissue engineering applications. 
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Our support services

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Our team at PB Leiner, previously PB Gelatins, will actively advise you on how to optimally integrate our ingredients into your production processes. If you have any questions or issues with regard to collagen peptides manufacturing integration, or gelatine production compatibility, email us right away and we will be quick to reply to you. 


Application support

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Our team knows all about the behavior of our gelatin and hydrolyzed collagen ingredients in different circumstances; we will assist you in refining your formulations so as to create the optimum effect. 


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The application potential of collagen peptides and gelatin is endless, and reaches far beyond texturizing, adhesive, clarifying, or absorbing properties. If you are looking for a solution and are not sure where to start, call on our R&D experts. 

Regulatory support

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With food and pharmaceutical standards becoming ever more complex and consumers having a clear voice of their own, sound regulatory support is no luxury. Our regulatory services are amongst the best and fastest on the market: we know which documentation is needed at each step of the process and can proactively provide it. Furthermore, our active scanning of the regulatory developments throughout the world enables us to update you on an “as-it-happens" basis.  

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  • Sporty middle-aged woman SOLUGEL

    PB Leiner @Sports & Active Nutrition Summit USA

    Discover the benefits of SOLUGEL® collagen peptides in sports nutrition and learn how a daily intake can help to reduce joint pain, enhance physical performance and improve mental well-being.


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  • Dynamica bars news

    PB Leiner @Fi Europe: SOLUGEL® Dynamica for high protein bars

    Facing challenges when formulating a high protein bar? PB Leiner developed SOLUGEL® Dynamica, a clear collagen solution for protein bar applications that ensures a good flavor and appearance, and maintaining a soft texture throughout the shelf life.


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  • SOLUGEL Clinical Study White Paper

    Clinical trial FSU: SOLUGEL® improves physical and mental well-being for active middle-aged adults

    October 6, 2023 - A Florida State University (FSU) clinical trial finds that SOLUGEL® (a brand of PB Leiner, part of Tessenderlo Group) supplementation for active middle-aged adults not only helps to relieve joint pain and increases their daily living activities but now also has a proven effect on the mental well-being of this demographic group.
  • Fish collagen peptides - aquaculture

    SOLUGEL® premium fish collagen peptides: first production batches shipped to Asia and US

    June 15, 2023 – The first production batches of PB Leiner’s SOLUGEL premium fish collagen peptides are on their way to customers in Asia and the US. This addition to PB Leiner’s collagen peptides offering is highly anticipated by customers worldwide. Ever since the announcement in November last year of PB Leiner’s joint venture with Hainan Xiangtai...

    PB Leiner @Vitafoods: SOLUGEL® certified grass-fed collagen peptides, certified from farm to scoop

    Around the world, consumers are increasingly concerned with where their nutrition is coming from. With SOLUGEL® certified grass-fed collagen peptides, PB Leiner is the first manufacturer to guarantee consumers that the collagen peptides they are using is sourced from fully-traceable grass-fed cattle in Latin America.


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