Thick It Original


The first commercially available food and beverage thickener for dysphagia, the Thick-It® Original product has been recommended by healthcare professionals for over 30 years. Today, it is the number one retail brand for people with dysphagia. Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener lets you produce any desired consistency quickly and easily without changing the taste or appearance of hot or cold puréed foods and beverages.

Cornstarch-based Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener dissolves instantly in your favorite foods and beverages. Stir up a hot cup of coffee, bowl of soup, or a cold, refreshing glass of iced tea. Thick-It® Original lets people who have trouble swallowing more safely enjoy a variety of hot or cold foods, beverages, and supplements. Fast mixing, consistent, and easy-to-use, Thick-It® Original thickens without altering flavour.


  • Convenient - Dissolves instantly in your own foods and beverages (Eg. Coffee, juices, milk, wine, soups etc.) without altering the look or flavour
  • Gentle – Easily digestible
  • Versatile – Use hot or cold
  • Dietary Friendly – Gluten free and Kosher Pareve
  • IDDSI Compliant 
  • Available in 10oz canisters

How to Use

Follow these simple instructions when preparing beverages with Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener.

  1. Pour 4 fl oz. of cold or hot liquid into a glass.
  2. Slowly add level measured thickener to liquid, stirring with fork or whisk as you pour.
  3. Stir briskly until thickener has dissolved.
  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.

If the recommended usage instructions have been followed, the thickened liquid will remain thick until it is consumed. For best results, consume within 30 minutes of mixing.  Any unused portion may be covered and refrigerated for up to 2-3 days. Do not leave a thickened liquid at room temperature any longer than 3-4 hours.

284g (10 oz) per canister, 12 canisters per case.

Option: Individual
SKU: J584-E
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Size and fit are very important when it comes to your home health care products. Healthwick's sizing guide can help you determine what size will best suit your needs and information on how products are measured. 

Shipping & Returns

Orders placed before noon EST and which contain only in-stock items ship the same day. Excludes weekends and holidays.

Healthwick ships via Canada Post Expedited Parcel Service or UPS with no signature required. Tracking, shipping and delivery notifications are included,

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Free Sample Program
Try up to 5 different samples on any order FREE!*

Samples are individually packaged and sealed for sanitation and are the exact same product as sold in full packages. *Please note that regular shipping charges apply starting at $12.

If you only want to try samples to start, just pay shipping and receive a free shipping coupon towards your next order.

To ensure that we have enough samples for all and to prevent abuse of the Free Sample Program, please note:

  • Limit of 1 free shipping coupon per customer. Coupon is non-transferrable.
  • Limit of 5 samples per order. Additional samples will be automatically removed without notice.
  • Limit of 1 unique sample per customer. Duplicate samples will automatically be removed without notice.
  • Limit of 3 sample orders per customer. Customers are allowed a maximum of 3 orders that include free samples.

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