Flavored Collagen Powder: The Ultimate Guide to Yum

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January 17, 2022

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Flavored collagen powder is simply unflavored/colorless collagen powder with added flavoring such as stevia, natural flavors, and a few others. They are a great option for those new to collagen because they can simply be added to water in a shaker bottle and drank. Most collagen brands will offer chocolate, vanilla, and some sort of fruity berry option year-round. Some will offer seasonal flavors, such as Pumpkin in the Fall. Water, coffee, lattes, and food are popular ways to take flavored collagen powder. Check labels for no sugar or artificial flavors, non-GMO, manufacturing in a GMP facility, and heavy metal testing.

What is Flavored Collagen Powder?

Flavored collagen protein powder is, well, collagen powder with a boost of flavor!

Yes, unflavored multi collagen is versatile and amazing. But, have you ever:

  • gave your morning coffee a boost?
  • upped your plain yogurt?
  • made the healthiest hot chocolate in the world?
  • The list could go on!

Our customers rave about our flavors. Why? Well, we think it’s an easy way to try a collagen powder supplement for the first time.

Flavors are a great starting point for anyone new to the collagen powder world. They are tasty and everyone loves options!Charlie Bailes, Founder

Throw in a scoop to a shaker with water, and boom, collagen deliciousness within a few seconds!

Available Flavors

Collagen brands (like us!) will typically offer a few staples to their flavored collagen lineup such as:

  • Chocolate
  • Vanilla
  • Fruity Berry-ish (we have Strawberry Lemonade)

Brands will also typically roll out a seasonal. We roll out one every Spring, Fall (the world’s only Pumpkin Multi Collagen), and Winter. In addition, we’ve seen these flavors in the collagen powder supplement world:

  • Coffee
  • Cold Brew
  • Cucumber Lime
  • Tropical Punch
  • Orange Pineapple
  • Peach Mango

Winter Seasonal Flavor

The perfect collagen treat this Winter!

30 Calories

7g Protein

0g Carbs

How to Mix Flavored Collagen Powder

Though you’ll have fewer ways to mix a flavored collagen than an unflavored collagen, you still have plenty of options. Here are 3 ways to mix a flavored collagen protein powder.

1. Water

H20 — keep it simple! Throw a scoop (or two!) in a shaker bottle with cold water. Though our unflavored multi collagen protein powder is versatile, it’s not the best straight with water. Hot water of course works too — healthy hot chocolate anyone?

Chocolate multi collagen single serve travel pack pouring into cup of water
Make a hot chocolate in seconds with chocolate collagen powder!

2. Coffee or Lattes

Flavor your coffee & lattes. Not for those traditionalist black coffee drinkers! However, for those looking to add a smooth flavor to your cup of Joe or latte, our vanilla multi collagen powder is very tasty.

3. Food

Boost your food. Try in cookies, brownies, smoothies, yogurt, pancakes, and much more! These collagen pumpkin bars are to die for.

More Ideas

Need more ideas to mix flavored collagen? Here are 16+ ways to mix collagen powder.

Flavored Collagen Powder Ingredients

Stevia is common sweetener used to flavor collagen powder
Stevia is common sweetener used to flavor collagen powder

We can’t speak on behalf of every collagen supplement company, but many will use a combo of the following ingredients to obtain a quality flavored collagen naturally without artificial sweeteners. Let’s start with Stevia.

Stevia

Stevia is an excellent way to sweeten collagen powder because:

  • It’s natural, unlike other sugar substitutes, and comes from the leaves of stevia plants
  • Does not get fermented, so it has no impact on blood sugar or cause intestinal inflammation
  • Is a low FODMAP food — important for those with IBS

Natural Flavors

When you see “Natural Flavors” on a label, it means that the flavoring materials come from a constituent of the flavor itself. For example, if you wanted to flavor something vanilla, and you created flavor material from a constituent of vanilla itself, that would be called a “natural flavor.” If it is created from scratch, it would be an “artificial” flavor.

Other

In addition to stevia and natural flavors, here are other ingredients you’ll typically see in flavored collagen powder:

  • Monk Fruit
  • Cocoa
  • Citric Acid
  • Silicon Dioxide (blocks moisture to prevent powder clumping)

What to look for in a Flavored Collagen Powder

Heavy metal testing for flavored collagen
Heavy metal testing is a key to choosing a quality flavored collagen protein powder

Check your labels and ensure the flavored collagen boasts the following:

  • No Sugar
  • No Artificial Flavors
  • Non-GMO Ingredients
  • Grass-fed Beef, Wild Caught Fish, Cage-Free Chickens
  • Manufactured in a GMP facility
  • Ingredients you can pronounce and understand
  • Heavy Metal testing (more about collagen and heavy metals)

If you need more help in choosing a collagen in general, don’t miss our Best Collagen Supplement Buyers Guide.

Flavors since Early 2020

We introduced our flavored collagen protein powder in March 2020. We launched with our staple flavors: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry lemonade. We haven’t looked back.

Not only haven’t we looked back, but we’re striving to provide the tastiest collagen with the biggest variety. We’ll continue to focus on providing quality flavored multi collagen powder with our seasonal flavors.

If your mouth just started watering, we understand. And we got you. The best way to stay informed on seasonal flavors is to sign up for a multi collagen subscription by purchasing any product every 1, 2, or 3 months. You choose frequency! Once you become a subscriber, you get FIRST dibs on limited-time flavors along with a bunch of other perks that’ll save you money.

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Eric Sharp CMO

Eric Sharp

Eric discovered collagen back in 2019 (thanks to Charlie) and been a believer since. He brings 20+ years of digital marketing experience to the CB Supplements team. As CMO, he's directly responsible for crafting the CB Supplements positioning, content, branding, and overall marketing direction.

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