Food Thickeners Market

Food Thickeners Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

Food Thickeners Market Segmentation By Type (Agar, Protein, Hydrocolloid), By Source (Natural, Synthetic), By Application (Bakery & Confectionary, Sauces & Dressing, Beverages, Marinades & Gravies, Dairy Products, Others) Forecast 2021-2027

Report ID : BMRC 1272
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Nov 2022
Category : Food And Beverage
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Food Thickeners Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2021-2027. Rapid urbanization coupled with changing preference of consumers towards healthy diet and rising demand for bakery products as well as increasing consumption of frozen desert products are some important factors driving the growth of food thickeners market.

Food thickeners are substance which increases the viscosity of a liquid without substantially changing its other properties such as taste. There are different source of food thickeners such as plant, animals, microorganism. Plants naturally contain starch as an energy source which can be extracted and used for cooking purpose. Plants that contain starch and used for cooking such as corn, rice, wheat, barley, spelt, oat, beans, peas, potatoes, tapioca, arrowroot, green bananas, plantains, gums, and pectin. Food thickeners are widely used in food and beverage industry for thicken sauces, soups and pudding without altering their taste. Food thickeners change texture of food by absorbing the fluids from beverage and make it thick. Food thickeners liquid are used in management of dysphagia to improve bolus control and help to prevent aspiration. Food thickeners from animal source include egg, blood albumin, collagen and gelatin. The egg is widely used as coagulating agent in cookies, cakes and candies.  

Food thickeners market is segmented into type, category, application, region and country. On the basis of type, food thickeners market is segmented into starch, protein and hydrocolloid. Based on the category, food thickeners market is segmented into natural and synthetic. On the basis of application, food thickeners market is segmented into bakery & confectionary, sauces & dressing, beverages, marinades & gravies, dairy products and others.

The regions covered in global food thickeners market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. On the basis of country level, Global food thickeners market sub divided in U.S., Mexico, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, India, South East Asia, GCC, Africa, etc.

Food Thickeners Manufacturers:

Global food thickeners market reports cover prominent players like,

  • Cargill
  • Archer Daniel Midland Company
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Ashland Global Holding Inc.
  • Kerry Group
  • Tate and Lyle
  • CP Kelco
  • FDL Limited
  • Others.



CP Kelco has launched NUTRAVA Citrus fiber

News: April 2019- CP Kelco U.S. Inc. has  introduced a new product portfolio, termed as “NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber”, which focuses on the natural clean-label products demand from the consumers. The product will act as a thickening agent, stabilizer, and offers gelling & water-binding features for beverages, dairy products, bakery, meats, sauces, gravies, soups and others.

Food Thickeners Market Dynamics-

The key factor for the growth of food thickeners market is rapid urbanization and rising disposable income of the people leads to rise in expenditure on confectionary foods. Furthermore, changing preference of the people towards healthy diet is driving the growth of food thickeners market. In addition, increasing demand of food thickeners in food and beverage as well as in baking industry for making cake, sauce, soup and pudding due to the ability of agar gels to withstand high temperatures, agar is gaining prominence as a stabilizer and thickener in pie fillings, icings, and meringues is driving the growth of food thickeners market. Additionally, increasing consumption of frozen dessert as food thickeners used to increase stability of frozen dessert products is driving the growth of food thickeners market. However, the factors which restrict the growth of food thickener market is fluctuation in raw material price and easy availability of food thickener of competitor. Moreover, new innovation in products of food thickener will create huge opportunity in food thickeners market.

Food Thickeners Market Regional Analysis-

Europe is expected to dominate the growth of food thickeners market due to increasing demand for bakery products in this region. Furthermore, changing preference of consumers towards healthy diet owing to health consciousness is driving the growth of food thickeners market.

Asia-Pacific is projected to grow at faster pace due to increasing disposable income coupled with rapidly changing lifestyle of the people. Furthermore, increasing demand of food thickeners in food and beverage industry for making sauce, soup and others in this region this drives food thickeners market.

North-America is anticipated to grow due to shifting consumer preference towards healthier food owing to rise obesity among the people. Moreover, rising demand for convenience food products owing to hectic lifestyle of people in this region is driving the growth of food thickeners market.

Key Benefits for Food Thickeners Market Report –

  • Global food thickeners market report covers in depth historical and forecast analysis.
  • Global food thickeners Market research report provides detail information about Market Introduction, Market Summary, Global market Revenue (Revenue USD), Market Drivers, Market Restraints, Market opportunities, Competitive Analysis, Regional and Country Level.
  • Global food thickeners market report helps to identify opportunities in market place.
  • Global food thickeners market report covers extensive analysis of emerging trends and competitive landscape.

Food Thickeners Market Segmentation –

By Type:

  • Agar
  • Protein
  • Hydrocolloid

By Source:

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

By Application:

  • Bakery & confectionary
  • Sauces & dressing
  • Beverages
  • Marinades & gravies
  • Dairy products
  • Others

Regional & Country Analysis

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Rest of Europe


  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
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