6.000 to 2.000
Discovery of the substance from the cooking of animal skin and bones, gelatin was used as a natural glue.
500 years ago
In Egypt, bone-based broths were prepared, and they found that, in some cases, when cooled, they could be consumed in a more solid way, which did not occur if it was made without bones. At the same time, the English court used a gelatin-like compound in food and as a glue for materials such as clothing, furniture and tools.
After the invention of the pressure cooker, the use of gelatine became more accessible to the population and the production of gelatine sheets began.
1803 - 1815
During Napoleon's war, gelatin was used as a source of protein for soldiers as meat was scarce.
The use of gelatin became popular in the chemical segment, with gelatin capsules used to disguise the bad taste of medicines.
Small industries to produce the substance began to appear.
Gelatin was first used to simplify the photographic process.
1914 - 1945
During the first and second war, gelatin was applied as a sponge capable of stopping surgical bleeding.
1970 - 1990
Liquid gelatin appeared, which revolutionized the beauty market.
One of the most versatile ingredients in the world, used in various segments and with unique properties.