PB Leiner 3 generations
Global gelatin & collagen manufacturer

We strive to be the Clear Solution

Beyond quality products: delivering application and process expertise

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Festive inauguration of fish collagen peptides plant on Hainan island, China

On Saturday, we held a festive inauguration ceremony to mark the start of PB Leiner (Hainan) Biotechnology Ltd., our joint venture to produce premium fish collagen peptides on Hainan island in China. The inauguration ceremony was held in the presence of, amongst others, Mr. Luc Truyens, Consul General of Belgium in Guangzhou, Mr. Luc Tack, CEO of...

The markets we serve

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Health & Nutrition

Our collagen peptides are an active health-promoting ingredient. This high quality protein is a sought-after ingredient in beauty applications, sports nutrition, food supplements, and patient recovery foods.

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Pharmaceutical gelatin

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 tailor-made gelatin products provide a clean label and multifunctional solution to the ​most diverse food preparations in the FMCG and food service sectors.

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Fats, proteins, minerals

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 Solutions

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. We are present across the globe in terms of production and sales support, and have, in total, count approximately 1,1​00 collaborators worldwide.

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TEXTURA Tempo Ready instant gelatin


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PB Leiner’s SOLUGEL offers collagen peptides of the highest quality, providing various nutritional benefits.

By breaking down proteins enzymatically into smaller peptides, bioactive SOLUGEL® is obtained and can be easily absorbed by the human body. As a highly digestible pure protein free of sugar, fat, cholesterol and carbohydrates with a range of potential health benefits, SOLUGEL® is the clear ingredient choice for food and beverage products and supplements.

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Gelatin is a sought-after ingredient for various healthcare applications. Besides tailor-made pharma-grade gelatin, the gelwoRx range offers several specialties for capsule manufacturing.
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TEXTURA is PB Leiner’s range of premium texturizing solutions for the food sector.

In order to make your manufacturing process run as smoothly as possible, we actively provide technical and application support for all our tailor-made gelatin. The revolutionary TEXTURA specialties Tempo and Tempo Ready come with previously unseen ease-of-use, and save producers and home consumers alike enormous amounts of time.
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Lipids, proteins, and minerals

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We manufacture a range of lipids, proteins, and minerals for use as pet food, feed, and fertilizer.


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Claro™ bioink

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Claro is a revolutionary bioink 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.  This makes it the perfect material for 3D printing tissue engineering applications.


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Our support services

Gelatin manufacturing process


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Our team will actively advise you on how to optimally integrate our ingredients into your production processes. If you have any questions or problems, email us right away: we will be quick to reply to you.


Application support

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Our team knows all about the behavior of our 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 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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  • Claro is a brand of Tessenderlo Group that helps researchers in the field of tissue engineering

    Claro joins forces with Regemat 3D

    Claro has now joined forces with Regemat 3D (a biotech company pioneer in the design and development of customized 3D bioprinters and bioreactors for research in the regenerative medicine field), which will now distribute Claro’s BG800 that was developed for extrusion-based bioprinters.

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    Claro acknowledges that bioprinting will help periodontal therapy advance

    Periodontal (gum) disease: an annual cost estimated at 79 billion euros in Europe Periodontal (gum) disease is extremely common. Severe periodontal diseases are found in 5–20% of middle-aged (35–44 years) adults in Europe, and up to 40% of older people (65–74 years). Diseases of the mouth are an expensive burden to health care services.

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    SOLUGEL® reduces joint pain in active middle-aged adults

    Did you know that globally 93% of middle-aged adults are concerned about joint health, and 2 out of 3 indicate experiencing moderate to severe joint pain? At the same time, people in this age group are also more physically active than ever, and see exercise as a vital means of maintaining their overall health and fitness. Studies have shown that...

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    Healthy or indulgent – why not both?

    The trend toward healthier eating continues to gain momentum due to the pandemic – yet interest in indulgent food and drinks has increased, too. Consumers are using treats to help fill the emotional void and compensate for the lack of socialization, while activities such as home baking have enjoyed a huge resurgence.

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    The brief history of gelatin in soft caps: Why is it still the leading choice for manufacturers?

    Since the early part of the 19th century, gelatin has been the leading choice for manufacturers creating soft capsules thanks to its unique molecular structure. Gelatin-based soft capsules make liquid medicines easier to ingest as well as masking their taste – and advances in science continue to inspire exciting new developments. Founded in...

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