Gelatin offers a large number of – as yet – unrivalled advantages and functionalities. As such, it plays a major role in the food and pharmaceutical industries as well as in many others. Gelatin is a multi-talented ingredient: its gelling, foaming, emulsifying and binding functionalities are complemented by numerous characteristics that make it irreplaceable in many applications. Moreover, it is water-soluble and compatible with most other hydrocolloids.