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Soup, sauce and dressing for success.

 Going for delicious.

When they're rich and luscious or silky and delicate, soups and sauces add excitement to a meal. How do you create zesty tomato sauces that deliver full flavor and texture without a pasty aftertaste? Or spicy marinades that cling and coat evenly, infusing exotic spices and herbs into meat, poultry and seafood? Ingredion can help you develop consumer-pleasing food textures and attributes in your sauces, soups, condiments, and dressings.

 Products and services


Products and services

Ingredion can help you address key consumer needs such as gourmet quality, clean labeling, healthy eating, and convenience. Work hand in hand with our CULINOLOGY® team to create soups and sauces that reflect today’s trends for exciting flavors and key texture attributes combined with health and wellness.

Let our food technologists help you with product stability and production challenges. If you want to transform the food texture of new or current products, or build back texture and the eating experience when you reformulate, our new PRECISA® Optimized Texture Systems will help ensure the right mouthfeel and consumer appeal.

If you are looking to create wholesome or organic products, our line of NOVATION® starches offer functionality and stability in a range of applications.

Our nutritional products enable you to create “better for you” food choices for your consumers. For mouthfeel enhancement or textural improvements, our TEXTRA® PLUS and  INSTANT TEXTAID® A texturants are perfect solutions. Our line of ULTRA-SPERSE® products provides instant viscosity and excellent dispersion. NATIONAL™ 465 or NATIONAL FRIGEX™ (not only have exceptional process tolerance but will improve shelf life.

For more information on any of these products go to the Ingredient Selector 

Ingredion offers all of the following:

  • Texturizing solutions that enhance creaminess, smoothness, pulpiness, clarity, thickness and oral viscosity, and provide flavor enhancement
  • Texturizing solutions that provide opacity in creamy, reduced-fat soups, sauces and dairy products
  • Viscosifying and thickening starches that range in heat, pH and shear resistance, depending on your process conditions
  • Fast-dispersion starches with minimized lumping and cook-up quality textures for cold processing or instant dry soup and sauce applications
  • Organic and Clean Label products such as the NOVATION® line of functional native starches and HOMECRAFT® functional flours
  • Nutritional products: NUTRIOSE® soluble fiber
  • Texturizing solutions that provide lubricity and fat-mimetic properties, and replace costly ingredients, such as dairy solids and dairy fat

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  • Cream soups and sauces (HTST/UHT processing/retort/aseptic)
  • Cheese soups and sauces (HTST/UHT processing/retort/aseptic)
  • Gravies and savory sauces (cook-up, simmer, retort)
  • Tomato sauces: low pH, smooth to pulpy systems (chilled/aseptic/retort)
  • Sauces and condiments (hot packed/filled, simmer)
  • Salsas and relishes (cold processed)
  • Clear sauces and marinades
  • Meat glazes
  • Dry mix soups and sauces
  • Salad dressings
  • Clean Label and organic options






  • Fat replacement
  • Cost-effective texturants: viscosity, gelling agents, texture enhancement
  • Emulsion stability, avoiding separation or syneresis
  • Replacing costly ingredients, such as protein, vegetable solids, dairy ingredients
  • Avoiding lumping or dispersion issues
  • Freeze/thaw stability
  • Optimal process and fill viscosity
  • Improved cling
  • High process and shear stability
  • Dispersion for cold processing or dry blends
  • Clear sauces and condiments
  • Simmer or steam table stable
  • Vending mixes for rapid dispersion and little lumping



 Market trends


Market trends

  • Superfoods
  • Contrasting textures and flavors
  • Convenience/portion control
  • Nutritional improvement
  • Ingredient replacement for cost, nutrition, health
  • Ready meals with homemade or restaurant appeal



 Soup, sauce & dressing new and now


Check out our newest clean label innovation - NOVATION Endura for extreme savory processing conditions.


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Success stories about soups, sauces and dressings
See how our texture experts helped answer texture challenges in soups. sauces and dressings.

PRECISA® Cling systems
Delivers the viscosity, cling and suspension you need to achieve your target mouthfeel in soups, sauces and dressings.


PRECISA®  Cream systems
Delivers mouthcoating, creaminess, viscosity and opacity, and act as a fat mimetic in reduced-fat applications for dairy-based soups and sauces and dairy products.

There's a new brochure that explains the entire PRECISA family of products. Download the pdf

Instant thickening and texturants agent that offers the best attributes of modified food starch and flour in a single, easy-to-use ingredient.
NOVATION® 4300/5300
Provides consumers with the all-natural label they desire while providing excellent resistance to acid and shear, reduced spread in high-solid fillings, a smooth short texture and excellent sheen. NOVATION® 5300 has greater disp​ersibility without lumping in both hot and cold water.
Try the NOVATION® chipotle ranch salad dressing prototype.

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