Quote Originally Posted by lajolla View Post
The global food and global pharmaceutical industries' growing need for high-quality gelatin far, far exceeds that of all the global photo-industries combined. That being said, as long as there are multiple suppliers of high-quality pharmaceutical-grade gelatins, there will be photographic film and photographic paper manufacturers that will continue to survive using a fractional percentage of the total global gelatin output. This is really a non-story, except for paranoid wall street journal readers.
This is exactly why Kodak selling off their gelatine business is so hard to understand: Why isn't Kodak doing brisk business making and selling gelatine to make money? Selling off what should be a profitable line of business sounds like a suicide move.