The National Confectionery Association (NCA) of the United States has adopted a voluntary position to put calories on the front of packs.
A Japanese study linking chewing gum to improved brain performance has prompted a UK health group to issue words of caution.
Kraft snacks spin-off Mondelez has filed a patent for a flexible gum package that allows consumers to buy and carry the amount of gum they require.
Argentinean confectioner Arcor has introduced a new sugar free gum that includes a gel-release in a development costing $6m.
Mondelez International has developed a method to cover unpleasant bitter tastes in confectionery products using a vitamin E compound.
Gum titan Wrigley is modernizing its strategy in impulse channels such as gas stations to rekindle falling sales in the German market.
Rev7 makers Revolymer has decided to stop selling branded gum in the US to avoid conflicting with its efforts to license the degradable gum base used in the product to...
Kraft Foods has filed a patent for tooth-whitening chewing gum that uses encapsulated solid peroxide within the base.
Mexico is considering forcing gum manufacturers to pay a 50% tax on top of the selling price of products to pay for clean-up costs on streets.
A political party in Northern Ireland is pressing for a domestic chewing gum tax to pay for clean-up costs on streets.
German chemical group Wacker has developed a solid resin for gum bases that it claims halves processing times and eliminates the need for additional flavorings.
Cargill has developed a stevia chewing gum that it claims will appeal to consumers looking for natural ingredients.
The UK advertising watchdog has ruled against a TV campaign for a slimming gum even though some of the claims appeared to have won European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) approval.
Chewing gum may improve measures of stress and lead to a more positive mood, suggests findings from a series of articles funded by the Wrigley Science Institute.
Gum titan Wrigley is engaged in a legal dispute in the US over a flavor of its 5 Gum that uses the trademarked name ‘Swerve’ belonging to sweetener makers Swerve IP.
Sugar-free is not limited to chewing gum and medicated confectionery; there are opportunities in boiled sweets too, says Roquette.
British polymer firm Revolymer, the creators of Rev7 degradable gum, has suffered a loss in its first half results as US sales were lower than expected.
Gum titan Wrigley has filed a patent for a gum formulation containing soluble fiber that it claims improves flavor and texture while increasing the healthiness of the product.
American teenage girls are two times more likely to consume gum than the average US consumer, according to the US National Confectioner’s Association (NCA).
Kraft Foods has introduced its first chewing gum brand to the Chinese market with Stride Gum as it looks to put pressure on market leader Wrigley.
Gum titan Wrigley has failed to establish a link between active agents in sugar-free gum and improved teeth remineralisation, which can prevent tooth decay.
US firm Medical Marijuana has acquired a 50% stake in CanChew BioTechnologies and plans to launch a marijuana chewing gum in the US this October.
Research from Kantar Media has unearthed the countries that consume more chewing gum than anywhere else worldwide, which could help manufacturers choose their geographic focus.
Rev7 degradable chewing gum maker Revolymer is set to exploit Canada’s lucrative nicotine gum market following two distribution deals with pharmacies, its CEO said.
Ingredients specialist Caragum International has said its coating system is a cost effective, rapid alternative to other colloids for confectionery and chewing gum.