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Leverage research inspired by consumer insights

At Ingredion, we understand that your business challenges demand new thinking and ever-better solutions. That’s why we innovate to help you dominate your product categories—with six research and development plans. Informed by consumer insights and supported by technology, each one is designed to advance solutions from novel ingredients at the molecular level to the way you formulate and process your products.

We can help you harness incremental improvements as well as transformative advances, Talk to our experts about the exciting new solutions enabled by pivotal applied work in:



Developing novel texturizers and systems that precisely deliver targeted textural characteristics in processed foods


Discovering new ways to use functional carbohydrates with demonstrated health benefits to address energy management and digestive health challenges including blood sugar, controlled energy and satiety


Answering your need for higher-value sweetener solutions that optimize the sweetness flavor and texture profile of your products while increasing affordability and offering clean-label and non-GMO benefits

Biomaterial Solutions

Providing solutions that deliver both sustainability and performance value in four segments: bioplastics, glass fiber, personal care and fabric and home care

Delivery Systems

Developing new ingredient and process innovations that deliver and protect active ingredients while answering the challenges of stabilization, affordability and natural alternatives


Creating functional ingredients that enable clean label formulation including texturizers with higher functionality and process tolerance and more affordable clean label solutions

Ideas to solutions

Spark new ideas. Build new solutions. At Ingredion Idea Labs™ innovation centers. 

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