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Resource And Resource ThickenUp FAQs

What are the Resource® Oral range of products designed for?

A wide range of products formulated for people with special nutritional requirements, including burn and trauma victims, the elderly, cancer patients and those with swallowing difficulties

Is the Resource® range available for patients not on prescription?

No

What size packaging is each product in Resource® range available in?

Product Product Format
Resource® Thickenup® 227g Tin
Resource® Thickenup® Clear 1.2g Stick Packs (24 Sticks per Box)
127g Tin
Resource Thickened Drinks 114ml Cups
Resource Energy 200ml Bottle
Resource 2.0 Fibre 200ml Bottle
Resource Junior 200ml Bottle

Is the Resource® range suitable for other special dietary requirements (i.e. Halal, vegetarian, gluten-free, kosher, vegan)?

Please refer to the product data cards for this information:

Is the Resource® Thickenup® Clear suitable for mixing in hot and cold drinks?

Yes. Resource® ThickenUp® Clear can be mixed in both hot and cold drinks.
For all liquids, add the powder first to a clean, dry cup or glass. Then add the liquid to the powder, stirring immediately until the powder is completely dissolved. Allow to stand for one minute for cold drinks and for safety, allow thickened hot drinks to cool down slightly before serving.

Is the Resource® ThickenUp® Clear suitable for mixing in carbonated drinks?

Yes, Resource® ThickenUp® Clear can be mixed in carbonated drinks. However, for optimal results, stir the carbonated drink to reduce the amount of carbonation.

Is the Resource® range suitable for mixing in advance?

Yes, Resource® ThickenUp® Clear can be mixed in advance as it does not thicken over time

Can I get a free sample?

Yes, we offer a free product sample service on the majority of our products. To do so, please sign up to our free sample service via this link


Nestlé Health Science produces a range of foods for special medical purposes (FSMP) for use under medical supervision. A sample product should only be requested for a patient if deemed suitable following a professional evaluation from an appropriate healthcare professional. Althera® and Alfamino® are infant FSMPs and should only be used after the full consideration of the feeding options available, including breastfeeding.
The Nestlé Health Science Sample Service is available to healthcare professionals only, who require sample products for professional evaluation when they have no sample product or if a patient has insufficient product to cover their needs. This service is not intended as a long term solution for a patient.
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Footnotes and abbreviations:
FAQs, frequently asked questions