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Kent Thick-It Original Food & Beverage Thickener

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Unflavoured, 10 oz

SKU J588-H5800
$5.89 Each

10oz, Can

SKU J584
$10.09 Each

Unflavoured, 10 oz

SKU J588-H5800
$91.79 12/Case

10oz, Can

SKU J584
$113.99 12/Case

0.21oz (6gm), Packet

SKU J589-LE800
$1.09 Each

36oz, Can

SKU J585-C6800
$143.39 6/Case

36oz, Can

SKU J585-C6800
$25.89 Each

0.21oz (6gm), Packet

SKU J589-LE800
$121.09 200/Case
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Kent Thick-It Original Instant Food And Beverage Thickeners are ideal for thickening liquids and pureed foods. Designed for those who have difficulty swallowing and can more safely enjoy a variety of hot or cold foods, beverages, and supplements. It thickens quickly, consistently, and simply while maintaining flavor. Dissolves instantly in your favorite foods and beverages.

Thick-It Original Food and Beverage Thickener Benefits

  • It is made with ingredients that are easy to digest
  • It can be used with both hot or cold food and beverage
  • Gluten-free
  • Kosher
  • This food thickener has fast-mixing quality


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Features of Kent Thick It Powder Food Thickener

  • Thick-It Instant Food Thickeners provide nectar-like, honey-like, or pudding-like consistencies
  • Sets most foods and liquids within 30 to 60 seconds, dissolving instantly
  • It has a shelf-life of 2.5 years
  • Corn-starch based, low in sodium and neutral in taste
  • Easily digestible and does not bind fluids
  • Unflavored thick-it powder
  • This instant food thickener is ideal for people with dysphagia

What are the main ingredients of Thick-It Thickener?

  • Modified Cornstarch: Modified is the method used to process the cornstarch so that it easily dissolves in a cold or hot liquid without having to boil the liquid first.
  • Maltodextrin: Maltodextrin is an easily digestible carbohydrate derived from corn. It is used in a wide variety of dry foods, dairy products, meats, and beverages.

Who should use this Food Thickener?

Anyone who has trouble swallowing or chewing can benefit from the thickened liquid. Some of the medical conditions that can lead to chewing and swallowing problems are:

  • Dementia
  • Narrowing of the oesophagus
  • Digestive disorders
  • Injuries to the jaw or gums
  • Stroke
  • Oral infections
  • Mouth sores
  • Conditions that produce less saliva, such as Sjogren syndrome
  • Parkinson’s disease or other neurologic condition
  • Oral or dental surgery
  • Surgery for throat cancer

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How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
1. Pour 4 fl oz of cold or hot liquid into a glass.

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
2. Slowly add level measured thickener to liquid, stirring with fork or whisk as you pour

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
3. Stir briskly until thickener has 3 dissolved.

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
4. Before serving, let water and juices stand for at least 1 minute. Let milk and supplements stand for 5–10 minutes. Stir and serve.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the thickening agent in Thick-It?

Cornstarch-based Thick-It Original Food & Beverage Thickener dissolves instantly in your favorite foods and beverages.

Do you need a prescription for using Thick-It?

Although a prescription is not needed, we recommend you consult with a medical professional to determine the appropriate consistency to purchase.

What is the use of beverage thickener?

Thick It Food, drink, and liquid thickeners are starch-based additives that make fluids and edibles easier to swallow. It prevents food and beverage from entering the airway.

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