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Hydrocolloids & Gums

Hydrocolloids and gum ingredients in food help manufacturers fine-tune delicious products that customers love. Using various types of hydrocolloids and gums, engineers can generate exceptional results in a wide range of applications, from salad dressing to desserts to meat alternatives. We provide exceptional gums and hydrocolloids to partners around the world backed up with exceptional customer support and services.

Explore Our Speciality Hydrocolloids and Gum Product

We provide a reliable supply of the most common types of food hydrocolloids, including:

Versatile Gum Ingredients in Food Systems

Gums and hydrocolloids are well-suited to many applications as thickening agents, emulsifiers, and support resilient gels. This versatility means hydrocolloids are found in a wide range of foods. Tilley Distribution backs our product list with the expertise you need to find the perfect gum for your product. We’re your partner for value-added services like:

Natural Food Ingredients to Meet Changing Consumer Demand

Tilley offers a product list rich with natural food and beverage ingredients that offer manufacturers access to organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, halal, and kosher-certified options without sacrificing product quality. Available in bulk and wholesale quantities, we provide specialty hydrocolloids and other natural ingredients which have seen substantial growth in demand over the past several years.

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Choose Tilley Distribution As Your Hydrocolloid and Gum Supplier

Tilley is dedicated to your success. We support every customer’s growth by constantly investing in research and development, exploring new suppliers, expanding our storage capabilities, and meticulously strengthening our Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures. By adding Ingredients Solutions, Inc. LLC in 2021, we have expanded our food and beverage ingredient catalog to become the go-to distribution partner for food manufacturers anywhere in the world. 


What is the organic substance within hydrocolloid materials?

Hydrocolloids are sourced from seaweed, trees, seeds, and other natural organisms. This makes most hydrocolloids and gums organic-allowed food ingredients.

Is the gum in food safe to eat?

Gum ingredients in food are considered safe to eat and approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Some gums, like guar gum, may offer anti-inflammatory properties that benefit digestive health.

Is a hydrocolloid an emulsifier?

Hydrocolloids like xanthan gum, guar gum, and others are often used as emulsifiers or thickening agents in diverse food applications.

Let’s Grow, Together

Sourcing your specialty hydrocolloids and gums with Tilley Distribution is the first step toward expanding your organization’s supply chain options and resiliency. See what decades of experience and a tireless commitment to quality can do for you. Talk to a Tilley representative today.

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Quality, Delivered.

At Tilley, we do more than provide high-quality ingredients for world-class manufacturers. Our customers rely on us to keep their plants running in times of unpredictable demand. We continuously strive to be experts in the markets we serve, so we can be the trusted and reliable partner to our suppliers and customers.

If you’re looking for this type of partner, let’s speak today.