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Hydrocolloids, Stabilisers and Gelling Systems


The Hydrosol team develops tailor-made stabilizing systems and emulsifying systems for dairy products, ice cream, deli foods, ready meals, meat and sausage products and also integrated compounds for deli specialties and desserts. With commitment and know-how they have made their company a centre of excellence in the field of stabilizers and emulsifiers. They are familiar with the properties of every single stabilizer and every single emulsifier. That enables them to create systems whose synergisms make customized solutions possible.

  • For dairy products: Hydrosol has developed functional systems for stabilizing a host of different products based on milk that offer economic benefits and meet the demands of the production line.
  • For ice cream: In close cooperation with their customers they develop stabilizing systems that ensure all the relevant product attributes.
  • For deli foods and ready meals: Cutting the production costs of ready meals gives manufacturers an important lead over their competitors. Their stabilizing systems ensure the reliability of production processes and give the products a pleasant eating consistency.
  • For meat and sausage products: Hydrosol has developed tailor-made stabilizing and emulsifying systems for use in the production of cooked and boiled sausage, boiled ham and restructured meat products.
  • Integrated compounds for deli foods and desserts: The use of integrated compounds ensures a high level of functionality and reduces costs by permitting savings in the procurement of raw materials and in storage and quality control.

Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Food Ingredients News  08 December 2017

Hydrosol MD: Sustainability and shelf-life demands present opportunity

08 Dec 2017 --- Hydrosol (a Stern-Wywiol business unit), presented its new Stabifruit line at FiE 2017 in Frankfurt, an offer to the beverage industry, that is a completely new segment for the company. Hydrosol also presented new developments in ingredients for poultry, vegan meat substitutes, and dairy and whey products. With these functional systems, food manufacturers can easily make products that address current international consumer trends. 

From TWOFI  20 November 2017

Opinion Edge: Dairy for the Future

Key suppliers offer their thoughts on trends to watch in dairy. Which trends are driving new product development and where are the opportunities?

Food Ingredients News  19 September 2017

Stern-Wywiol boosted by Hydrosol vegan solutions innovation

19 Sep 2017 --- Hamburg-based Stern-Wywiol Gruppe experienced double-digit growth in 2016 with revenues of €464 million (US$553 million) and its Hydrosol subsidiary has made an important contribution to this continued positive balance. As a specialist in stabilizing and texturing systems, in recent years the company has grown to become one of the leading suppliers of stabilizing systems on the international market. In Europe, the company is in the top 3 in the category.

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07 September 2016

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North American Expansion Plans for a Stern-Wywiol Company

SternWywiol is strengthening its position in North America. With a sophisticated micro-blending line designed to German standards, SternMaid America is optimally equipped for customized contract production of food ingredients and food supplements in powder form. The company’s plant can handle orders starting at 500 lbs and offers flexible solutions for filling into bulk or consumer packaging. Some 9 million lbs p.a. of substances in powder form can be blended on the line, from food supplements like protein mixtures, collagen products or functional foods to stabilizers, instantized powders and dairy products.