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Nestle Resource Thickenup Clear Instant Food Thickener

Nestle Resource Thickenup Clear Instant Food Thickener is an innovative thickening agent designed to rapidly thicken liquids, oral nutritional supplements and food for patients with dysphagia or swallowing difficulties. Once prepared, the liquid remains clear, is lump-free, tasteless and odorless. Unlike other thickeners it remains clear so does not change the look or smell of your food and drinks.

Nestle Resource Instant Food Thickener Features

  • Remains clear so does not change the look or smell of your food and drinks
  • Mixes quickly and easily into foods and drinks so that desired consistency can be easily obtained
  • Easy-to-prepare in many types of liquids
  • More concentrated; less powder required than starch-based thickeners
  • Made with xanthan gum Patented production process Lump-free
  • Stable viscosity- does not continue to thicken over time
  • ACBS approved for the management of dysphagia
  • Must be used under medical supervision.

When to use Nestle Resource Thickenup Food Thickener

Suitable for patients requiring thickening of liquid or food for the management of dysphagia due to conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, neurological disorders caused by injury or disease, and malignancies of the oral cavity and throat. Source: NHSc data card

Nestle Resource Thicken Up Clear Contraindications

  • For oral consumption only
  • Suitable for children above 3 years of age


  • Must be used under medical supervision
  • Not suitable as sole source of nutrition

What to buy with Food Thickeners

Thickenup Clear Thickening Agent Ingredients

  • Maltodextrin (corn, potato)
  • Xanthan gum
  • potassium chloride
  • May contain traces of milk

How to thicken liquid using Resource Thickenup Clear

  1. Use the dosage scoop included in the tin
  2. For best results, add the powder to a clean, dry cup, glass or beaker
  3. Add the liquid to the powder
  4. Start stirring immediately. until the powder is completely dissolved
  5. Leave to stand for one minute before serving

Recommended dosage to fit iddsi framework

IDDSi Framework 200ml Liquids
(water, juice, tea, coffee)
Level 1/Slightly Thick 1 Scoop/Sachet -
Level 2/Mildly Thick 2 Scoops/Sachets 0.5-1 Scoop/Sachet
Level 3/Moderately Thick 4 Scoops/Sachets 1-2 Scoops/Sachets
Level 4/Extreamly Thick 6 Scoops/Sachets -

1 scoop/ sachet =1.2 g.
For food, add Resource ThickenUp Clear as needed to achieve the appropriate consistency.
For level 4 extremely thick liquids, evaluated IDDSI compliant based on spoon tilt test. It is the responsibility of the person administering Resource ThickenUp Clear to ensure that the liquid or food is mixed to the appropriate consistency.
Resource ThickenUp Clear should only be used under medical supervision. A Speech and Language Therapist should be consulted for advice on fluid consistency.

Nestle Resource Food Thickener Specifications

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size :1 Scoop
Serving per Container :About 89
Amount Per Serving
Calories 5
Total Fat 0g
Sodium 15mg
Potassium 5mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 0g


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