The global thickening agents market size valued at USD 18.05 billion in 2020 and expected to reach USD 24.47 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period of 2020-2027. Thickening agents are substances utilized mainly for increasing the thickness of a fluid without altering its other properties. Food and beverages industry have great demand for these agents for increasing the thickness of food and beverages like sauces and soups without changing their tastes too. These agents also work as gelling agents in food products like hams, desserts and jellies. Moreover, they are also used as additives inks in cosmetics, paints and personal hygiene products. Thickening agents act as a stabilizer in personal hygiene products and cosmetics for an liquid. They also prevent clustering and settling in inks and paints. They are segmented into hydrocolloid and mineral thickening agents. Commonly used thickening agents include silica, cellulose, clay and starch. The exciting features of nutritious products such as abundant supply, low price, easy availability and finest functionality make them popular among people. Mounting organic products have the potent to prevent illnesses like blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and high contagion problems in conventional dietary goods which will drive the market till the year 2026.