Stabilisers and Functional Systems

Stabilisers and Functional Systems

We understand that product optimisation is key to your success. Our tailor-made stabiliser solutions help bring exciting new food products to market quickly and successfully. Whether you want to upgrade your existing lines or bring pioneering new concepts to market, we can help you develop the perfect formulation for your customers.

Understanding stabilisers and functional systems 

The applications of stabilisers and functional systems are diverse and demand a deep understanding and tailored approach. Using detailed modeling to create customised systems, we deliver functional ingredients that define the texture, viscosity, consistency and organoleptic qualities that give your brand the edge.

By drawing on our extensive range of tested and documented raw materials, we combine ingredients to develop customised solutions that give the precise functionality customers require. Our recipe management service is also available to provide customers with production and product advice designed to reduce costs and maintain quality.

Find out more about our ingredients expertise in Applying Ingredients >

Explore our stabiliser know how

HAMULSION Stabiliser System

Acts as a thickening agent, an emulsifier, a protective colloid or a processing aid. Systems generally contain a combination of hydrocolloids (polysacharides and proteins), emulsifiers and salts.

Cakes, drinks, fillings, jellies, marmalades, puddings, milk products, ice-cream, soups, sauces, fine food, dietetic and low-calorie foods.

HAMULTOP Functional protein system

Used as stabilisers and emulsifiers for ‘clean label’ products. Systems are made exclusively from proteins.

Acidified milk products (quarg /yoghurt), dessert, dips and dressings, meat products, milk drinks, sauces.

HAMULBAC Stabiliser System

Used to adjust pH value to preserve colour in a range of products. Systems are made from various organic and inorganic salts or acid regulators.

Acidified milk products (quarg/yoghurt), cream products, fine food products, fruit and vegetable products, neutral milk dessert products.

HAMULTEC Stabiliser System

This stabiliser system range is the result of innovative processing technology. They can incorporate any of the functional features of the other food systems with very special improvements in performance.

Ice-cream, meat products, milk products, ready-to-serve meals, sauces.

HAMULTASTE Stabiliser System

Offered as customised systems with a PLUS of a flavour system. 

Milk based dairy products, bakery products, meats and delicatessen foods, fruit preparations and soups and sauces.

Used as a thickener and stabiliser to meet the specific needs of food producers.

Acidic milk products, dips, salad creams and fine foods, soups, sauces, gravies, convenience foods, meat products, dessert, whipping creams, puddings, custards, ice-creams, confectionery, products, fruit preparations for dairy and bakery products.

These systems act as stabilisers and thickeners that are developed to decrease the steps in your product manufacturing process.

Powdered milk and chocolate drinks, jams and fruit toppings, yoghurts and dairy products, processed meats and cheeses, juices, breads, biscuits and cakes and in traditional Brazilian milk caramel spread.

Developing products that will develop your business

We have over 60 years’ experience in meeting with food and beverage requirements from our customers around the world. Our expertise has helped us to provide ingredient solutions for diverse food applications, technical environments and markets, providing us with a depth of insight that makes us unique in our industry.

Our focus remains on you, our customers, helping you to develop food and beverages your consumers’ love. We understand the challenges that you face when positioning your products for market. Whether it's reducing costs or cleaning up labelling, we can help make it happen.

Our special stabiliser and functional food systems expertise helps us to meet your clearly defined functional requirements for your product range. From “clean(er) label” to “free-from” egg, wheat and more – our solutions never compromise on quality.

Get in touch if you need help with your food stabiliser challenges.

Get to know our Global Food Systems Innovation Centre

Built on great tradition and transforming for the future

With a rich legacy of innovation, applications and stabiliser solutions expertise, our purpose built facility in Lübeck, Germany will become our new regional innovation centre and learning hub and will be connected to all our European and global sites through the latest technology supporting virtual collaboration, allowing our scientists and experts to connect in real time with their colleagues in other locations.

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