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Cargill has a broad portfolio of hydrocolloids all with consistent quality you can count on.

Cargill offers the food industry a wide range of hydrocolloids: biopolymers (xanthan gum and scleroglucan), carrageenan and pectin. These hydrocolloids are widely used in the food industry and in a growing number of pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications.

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Our hydrocolloids are used in a variety of applications ranging from bakery goods to meat and fish.

Multiple functional properties with consistent quality

Hydrocolloids are polysaccharides of high molecular weight extracted from plants and algae or produced by microbial synthesis. A hydrocolloid is a suspension of particles in water where the particles are molecules that bind to water and to one another. The particles slow the flow of the liquid or stop it entirely, solidifying into a gel.

Hydrocolloids can be applied to many food applications and categories. They are widely used in prepared frozen meals, sauce & dressings, processed meat; frozen desserts, various dairy products, beverages, fruit preserves (jam & jelly) and confectionery. Hydrocolloids have a wide array of functional properties in foods including; thickening, gelling, emulsifying, stabilization and coating. Cargill is a hydrocolloid supplier for multiple industries.

Cargill has consistent quality and the broadest portfolio of hydrocolloids. Cargill has a dedicated product development group and application groups to assist customers so they can select the appropriate hydrocolloid for their formulations.

Hydrocolloids Locations

United States

Wayzata, Minnesota

Americas Headquarters
Cargill Texturizing Solutions
15407 McGinty Road W, # 46
Wayzata, MN 55391
Telephone: +1 877 765 8867
Fax : +1 952 742 1087

Atlanta, Georgia

Cargill Texturizing Solutions US, LLC.
3582 McCall Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30340

Hydrocolloids ingredients

Star performers in texture and stability.

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Comprehensive product lines designed for real-world processing needs.

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As the world's most diversified texturizing supplier, our ingredient portfolio is unparalleled. Whether you’re looking for traditional ingredients or label-friendly options, we can deliver tailored solutions that address your specific needs.


Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.