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Great Lakes Beef Gelatine (Red Can)

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Great Lakes Beef Gelatine (Red Can) has a rating of 4.9 stars based on 143 reviews.

Grass-fed beef gelatin. Unflavoured. For use in regular and dietetic recipes. This Gelatine will clump up in cold liquids. It is recommended to either dissolve in hot liquid or room temperature liquids which allows product to dissolve or swell.

The raw material used for production of gelatine is the naturally occurring protein collagen which is commercially sourced from the meat industry from healthy animals designated for human consumption. Each stage of the manufacturing process is rigorously controlled in modern laboratories to ensure purity and quality. The process of converting collagen into gelatine involves several cleansing and purification steps. The end result is an off white dry powder of the utmost purity.

"Our cattle are grass fed and slaughtered in Argentina and Brazil which is controlled by their respective Department of Agriculture. These countries have the same type of rigorous tests and inspections as the United States. Beef hides are the only product used to manufacture gelatine in these countries." - The Great Lakes Gelatine Company.

  • The Product
  • What the Experts Say
  • Ingredients & Use
  • The Science
  • 1. Our Gelatin and Hydrolysate contains no MSG.

    Some believe that Glutamic acid or Mono sodium glutamate is contained in gelatine. This is simply not the case. Read our more scientific explanation here.

    2. Our products are all gluten free.

    Gelatine and related products from Great lakes Gelatine are totally free from gluten. Glutens are the proteins found in wheat, barley and rye flours (all Triticeae plants). Wheat glutens are a problem for a small group of individuals who have allergies to these proteins (primarily for persons suffering from celiac disease). Glutens are plant derived proteins. Gelatine is produced entirely from animals and contains absolutely no gluten.

    3. How much should I take?

    We recommend one to two tablespoons per day depending on your diet, activity level and need. One tablespoon in the morning and one later in the day is best. Any excess protein will simply flush out of the body without any issues to you.

    4. How should I take it?

    Because it can be mixed into hot or cold foods, you can mix it in drinks, cereals, oatmeal, or any other foods that you regularly enjoy. Taking it for six to eight weeks should begin to show improvement.



    Gelatin Weight  Liquid Weight
    1 Tablespoon (1/4 oz.) 1 pint water
    8 Tablespoons (2 oz.) 8 pints water (1 gallon)
    4 oz. 2 gallons
    10 oz. 5 gallons
    20 oz. 10 gallons
    2.5 lbs. 20 gallons
    5 lbs. 40 gallons


    Mixing Methods

    Room temperature liquids:
    Pour one tablespoon into a glass of your favourite juice or drink. Allow to soak for one minute while stirring, then drink.

    Hot Liquids: 
    Add on tablespoon to cold liquid for one minute, add HOT liquid and stir until dissolved

    Cold or Hot Cereals: 
    Add one tablespoon to a bowl of hot or cold cereal and mix completely.

    (one tablespoon gels one pint of liquid.)


    Great Lakes Gelatine is committed to providing the highest quality 
    unflavoured gelatine available...

    • We meet the specifications set forth by the US Pharmacopoeia/National Formulary USP 33-NF 28.

    • We offer excellent clarity. Through deionisation, we can accentuate the natural colour of your products.  

    • We are dedicated to our customers, and our commitment to you includes excellence in both products and services.

  • Ray Peat: For years I hadn't slept through a whole night without waking, and I was in the habit of having some juice or a little thyroid to help me go back to sleep. The first time I had several grams of gelatine just before bedtime, I slept without interruption for about 9 hours. I mentioned this effect to some friends, and later they told me that friends and relatives of theirs had recovered from long-standing pain problems (arthritic and rheumatic and possibly neurological) in just a few days after taking 10 or 15 grams of gelatine each day.

  • 454 grams of 100% gelatine made only from hides.

    Dissolve in liquid and consume.

    Add one tablespoon to your Bulletproof Coffee

    Make healthy jello-desserts

    Add to any stews or soups

    * Histidine
    * Isoleucine
    * Leucine
    Aspartic Acid
    * Lysine
    * Methionine
    Glutamic  Acid
    * Phenylanlanine
    * Threonine



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