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Texturizing solutions for your every need

After all, texture is such a vital part of the sensory perception process. It affects our enjoyment of a food and how acceptable we find it. In fact at its’ most basic, it’s a clear marker for consumers to identify what a food actually is. At Cargill, we are always on the lookout for our customers to help them develop on trend solutions that meet the latest texture demands.

Cargill’s broad texture portfolio is backed by application centers offering extensive application know-how and pilot production facilities, helping you create new concepts and tailor existing formulations. Our world-class formulation expertise means unparalleled technical support, while our focus on cultivating partnerships means that we are dedicated to your success. In short, we offer a wealth of solutions for texture, and the technical competence for their optimal application.

Starches & Derivatives

The broadest starch portfolio in the industry, supported by world-class formulation expertise and encompassing native, functional and modified starches.


A nature derived product with recognized nutritional benefits. It is in high demand in the food industry, where new applications are constantly being discovered.


Seaweed Powder

A label-friendly food ingredient with texturizing properties based on a blend of Gracilaria seaweeds, for use in Gelled Dairy Desserts.



Carrageenan are water soluble polysaccharides extracted from red seaweeds with thickening, stabilizing and gelling properties.


Xanthan Gum

Cargill has an extensive xanthan gum range. It includes regular and transparent grades, available in powdered or granulated form.



Lecithin is a multi-purpose food ingredient that primarily functions as an emulsifier and dispersing agent. Lecithin is also a surfactant.

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At Cargill, we offer the broadest range of texture solutions on the market.