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Bovine Collagen Peptides

High-quality, grass-fed Collagen Peptides Bovine Protein Powder from EU cattle; a pure, single-ingredient, unflavoured formula that blends easily with food and drinks.

Is it okay to consume Bovine Collagen Powder and a vegan based protein at the same time?

Great question! You can use both if you would like to however collagen is a pure source of protein, so depending on your protein requirements you may find that just collagen is enough for you. You can use between 10g - 30g of collagen per day 🙌 You

Can you take Bovine Collagen when pregnant or breastfeeding?

Our Collagen Peptides are a real food, pure protein source. Our promise is to make our products free from refined sugars, grains, inflammatory oils - such as seed or vegetable oils, chemicals, and artificial preservatives. We are sadly unable to give

How are your Collagen Peptides made?

Our Collagen Peptides, also known simply as Collagen Powder, are produced using an innovative alkaline, water-based process without the use of solvents, GMO's, or other contaminants, ensuring you benefit from all 18 amino acids* that Collagen

Are the amino acids from Collagen Peptides actually absorbed or is the collagen protein molecule too large?

Hydrolysed collagen is collagen that has gone through an enzymatic process to break down the collagen protein into smaller particles - which are easier for your body to digest and utilse. This enzymatic process is free from toxic chemicals or heavy

What amino acids are available in Bovine Collagen?

Here is the full list of amino acids present in our Bovine protein powder - essential amino acids are highlighted with a *. Alanine. Arginine. Aspartic Acid. Glutamic Acid. Glycine. Histidine *. Hydroxylysine. Hydroxyproline. Isoleucine *. Leucine *.

How can Collagen help with my joint health?

With many of us wanting to stay as active as possible throughout our lives, our joint health and flexibility is key - especially as we age! Humans have over 350 joints in our bodies with our shoulders, elbows, and knees being classed as Synovial

How can Collagen help with healthy ageing?

As we age, our natural collagen levels reduce year on year. This can start as early as your mid 20's with many of us seeing an acceleration of collagen decline by the time we hit 40 years old. As the most abundant protein in our bodies, a decline in

How can Collagen support my gut health and improve my gut microbiome?

Leaky gut is becoming more of a common term, with breakages present in your gut lining and gastrointestinal tract. When gaps or breakages occur in your gut lining, food particles can be absorbed into your blood stream leading to a influx of

What is the difference between collagen peptides and gelatin?

Hydrolysed collagen and gelatin are different. Although both originate and are made from collagen itself with amino acids, collagen and gelatin appear very different. Collagen peptides are smaller molecules than collagen produced by a natural

Why do you not have type 2 and type 4 Collagen?

Our Pure Bovine Collagen comes from the hide of cattle which only contains Type I and Type 3 collagen. It's common to find this type of collagen in powder form to add to drinks or food. Type 2 Collagen from Bovine comes from tendons and we personally

Where do you source your Bovine Collagen Peptides from?

Our Bovine Collagen Peptides are sourced from cattle which are fed grass and pasture raised on the lush and rich pastures throughout mainland Europe. Transparency is one of our founding principles and as such, we refuse to use the term ‘100% Grass

How much Bovine Collagen should I have each day?

We recommend that between 10g to 30g daily is taken daily. This is of course dependant on your individual lifestyle requirements such as activity levels and current health status. If in doubt, we recommend you consult with a trained health

Why does my Collagen have a funny taste / smell?

Our collagen is unflavoured however there can be slight differences from batch to batch due to the natural nature of the product. The collagen can also smell stronger on the initial opening of the bag, and this normally dissipates quite quickly. If

Is your Collagen Peptide vegan-friendly?

No, our Collagen Peptides are not vegan as they are 100% Bovine Collagen Peptides (from free-range, pasture raised EU cattle) 🐮

Can I recycle the bag that my Collagen came in?

The pouches we use for our collagen peptides, both bovine and wild-caught Marine are 100% recyclable.

Can I save my Collagen if it has gone hard?

We are so sorry to hear that your Collagen Peptides have become hard/solid. We have seen on very rare occasions that the Collagen can solidify and this has normally occurred if there is any residual moisture in the bag, from a wet spoon for example

Is your Collagen Powder from organic cattle?

At this moment in time, there are no sources of Organic Collagen Powder in the world that we know of. We can however guarantee the cattle are hormone free, pasture raised, and are not fed any GMO feeds. We also test each batch for pesticide residue

Is your Collagen Halal?

Our Bovine Collagen is Halal approved. Our Marine collagen comes from wild-caught fish. If you would like to see a copy of our certificate then please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] and they would be happy

How do I make a bulletproof coffee?

To make bulletproof coffee ☕️, you'll need a cup of regular or decaf coffee and a healthy fat source. You can use grass-fed butter, Ghee, MCT oil, or coconut oil. If you want an added dose of amino acids, you can add a scoop of collagen peptides. If

Can I take Collagen Powder with food and drink?

Absolutely...our Collagen Powder is simply real food, but in a convenient format! Unflavoured and easy to dissolve in both hot and cold drinks, our Collagen can be added to any smoothie, beverage, soup, sauce, or real food meal without adjusting the

What can I add Collagen Peptides to? How do I take it?

Our Collagen Peptides are unflavoured and easy to dissolve in both hot and cold drinks. Collagen can be added to any smoothie, beverage, soup, sauce, or real food meal without adjusting the taste. It is great in water, tea, bulletproof coffee , or

What are the Types of your Collagen 1, 2, 3, or all three?

Collagen Peptides are an amazing Protein Powder that helps to optimise health and provides essential amino acids which our modern diet often lacks. Not all collagen is created equal, collagen can be sourced from cows (bovine), fish (marine), or even

Is your Collagen made in the UK from British cattle?

Transparency is one of our founding principles and as such, we refuse to use the term '100% Grass Fed’ or 'Made in UK' on our packaging that could be misleading to our customers. The cattle are indeed fed grass and are pasture raised on the lush and

What does Collagen Peptides mean?

It is simply another name for Collagen Powder which has been broken down (hydrolysed) into Peptides. You might see us use the following terms when talking about this product: Collagen Powder. Collagen Peptides. Hydrolysed Collagen. Collagen Protein

Is your Collagen Hydrolysed? sure is! 👊 Both our Marine & Bovine Collagen has been "Hydrolysed" meaning it has already been broken down for bio-availability. It has gone through a really innovative process that ensures it is highly digestible and bioavailable for your

What allergens are in your Bovine Collagen Peptides?

Our bovine collagen peptides are completely free from the top 14 allergens including gluten, soy, dairy and nuts and contains absolutely no sugars, artificial flavours or thickeners - I know it's almost too good to be true! What’s more, every batch

Do Collagen Peptides and MCT Oil added to a Bulletproof Coffee in the morning break your fast?

That's a really good question! 🙌 It really depends on why you are fasting - if it is to aide in fat burning (then the consensus is that collagen will not impact this if used during a fast) and can actually suppress hunger meaning you can fast for

Is your Collagen Kosher?

Our Bovine & Marine Collagen are both Kosher-approved. Our Bovine Collagen comes from grass-fed European cattle and our Marine collagen comes from wild-caught fish. Both are lab tested. If you would like to see a copy of our certificate then please r

Bovine vs Marine Collagen - What's the difference?

The main difference between Bovine and Marine Collagen are the types of Collagen they contain and the source of where the collagen comes from. Our Bovine collagen comes from European cattle and is comprised of Type 1 and Type 3 Collagen, which are bo

Why do you not have Type 2 Collagen?

Type 2 Collagen from Bovine comes from tendons and we personally have tried this but the taste is so strong, that it would need to be in a capsule form rather than powder (in our opinion) - hence why we do not mix this with the collagen from the hide

Can you travel with Collagen?

Yes, you can, so long as the container is clearly branded so that if a search was conducted, you wouldn’t have to worry about the powder being confused with something else!. It can go either in your hand or hold luggage. Safe travels! 🙌.

Can Collagen be added to hot & cold drinks?

Check out Amy ( one of our Co-founders)  explain all about it here  🙌

How do I open and reseal the collagen bags?

Check out how to open and reseal our Collagen bags ➡️ here!. Thanks for watching. 🙌

When is the best time of day to take Collagen?

This is a great question because there is certainly some conflicting advice out there about the best time to take collagen. However, the truth is that there isn’t enough compelling research to confirm that one time is better than another, so we recom

Does Type 3 Collagen help with Joint support as much as Type 2?

The most studied type of collagen for joint support is native type 2 collagen. This mainly stems from the fact that type 2 collagen is a major component of joint cartilage so the most obvious solution to supporting these areas of the body is to put a

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