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Bigger ideas. Better solutions. 

Our 27 Ingredion Idea Labs™ technical and innovation centers are science-based problem solving centers where we collaborate with our customers to create on-trend products. Whether we are helping a customer add fiber to a cereal bar, or reducing sugar in a sports drink, our 350 scientists around the world are experts in their field. From cereal chemists, food scientists, research chefs, marketers, process engineers and nutrition experts alike, we tailor foods, beverages and even nature-based plastics to both our customer’s needs as well as to regional preferences and tastes.

We offer our customers targeted solutions in four fundamental areas: consumer insights, applied research, applications knowhow and process technology. And, our innovation efforts are focused on six key consumer trends:

  • Wholesome/clean label
  • Texture
  • Nutrition
  • Sweetness
  • Delivery systems
  • Biomaterial solutions



Deliver the wholesome, chemical-free products consumers want.
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Discover how our texture innovators are unleashing texture’s power.
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Helping you address the challenges inherent in nutrition trends today.
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Satisfy every sweetness preference today and tomorrow with us.
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Delivery systems

Stabilize and protect actives with our emulsifiers and encapsulants.
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Biomaterial solutions

Unlock unique functionality with biopolymers.
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