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Thickeners

The rise in demand for long lasting food has driven a market expansion for food thickeners, which are used to thicken food products to improve consumer experience and durability.

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Thickeners facts

Corn starch accounts for 80% of global starch
production

Citrus fruits have a higher level of pectin than
other types of fruit

Xanthan Gum market is growing at a CAGR of
5.9%

Thickener products
Corn Starch

Corn Starch is a natural product derived from corn and is a common food thickening agent in baked goods.

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide often used in low-fat meals and baked goods and is commonly found in toothpaste.

CMC

CMC helps preserve food for longer, reducing the need for eggs in baked goods. It is also known as the E number E466 or E469.

Pectin

Pectin occurs naturally in the cell walls of fruit and vegetables and is used as a gelling agent in jams and other food products.

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