Food systems

Your product innovation accelerator

Food and beverage developers are constantly working to innovate their formulations to align with their labeling goals, which in turn align with the requirements of consumers. Whether it is the need for an organic label, enhanced protein, reduced sugar or even an ingredient substitution due to supply shortage, formulators have their hands full protecting the integrity of their end product.

Ingredion helps you take your product innovations from whiteboard to reality faster. We partner with you to understand your product formulation innovation or renovation needs. Then our technical experts create optimized systems of ingredients that work in synergy in your formulations and help reduce complexity in your operations. We’re with you at every step to accelerate your product innovation success.

Reliable partnership

With the food systems experts from Ingredion, you gain a partner who is in tune to your needs, wants and challenges, and is well equipped and eager to take you from whiteboard to launch faster. With direct access to our technical experts and Ingredion SOLUTION GURUS™ on call and ready to assist, we're with you at every step to make your product formulation or reformulation effort easier, with fewer surprises and greater success.

“How can I extend our R&D capabilities to solve the challenges that slow us down?”

In concert with your development team, we work to understand the many complexities of your formulation and market challenge — and put together the right ingredient system that delivers optimal results for your needs:

  • Extending shelf life stability with stabilizer systems
  • Improving mouthfeel with texturizer systems
  • Delivering high-protein appeal and plant-based protein alternatives with protein plus stabilizer systems
  • Reducing sugar while maintaining taste and texture with sweetener and functional build-back (FBB) systems
  • Enhancing consumer appeal with label-friendly systems

“Where can I find a well-connected solutions partner with the full breadth of portfolio and flexible, agnostic approach to handle my needs?”

Comprehensive, continually tested ingredient system toolkit is backed by Ingredion’s leading portfolio, to enable highly tailored recommendations — and we’re continually expanding our portfolio to help answer the demand for new and differentiated options for your formulas:

  • Starch-based texturizers
  • Clean and simple ingredients
  • Plant-based proteins
  • Sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Fruit and vegetable concentrates and purees

“Who can help reduce the complexity in manufacturing while providing the speed and assurance I need?”

Staying fast and nimble means everything in your fast-changing markets. Our ingredient system approach provides you a speed-to-market edge, by making customization to your precise needs quicker — plus the manufacturing flexibility to enable rapid turnarounds and easily accommodate changes in demand.

A comprehensive guide to formulating

Download our formulating made simple e-guide to learn about the tools you need to begin or improve your formulating process and deliver an ideal eating or drinking experience.

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Let’s make your goals a reality

Agile collaboration. Deep formulation expertise. Broad portfolio of in-demand ingredients. Market research and consumer insights. Let’s make your goals a reality.