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.
Gum titan Wrigley has blasted proposals in Wales to introduce a 5p levy on chewing gum for cleaning up gum-littered streets that it argues would give consumers a license to...
ConfectioneryNews.com asks what the two biggest players in the chewing gum market are doing to introduce non-stick gums that degrade quickly in the environment.
Kraft Foods is inviting potential partners to pitch “ingredients, formulations or technologies" that could help it create an environmentally-friendly chewing gum base that will degrade after disposal.
Kraft-owned R&D firm Reading Scientific Services Limited (RSSL) looks set to gain EU novel foods approval for a degradable gum base by October, according to a source in the know....
Rev7 degradable chewing gum maker Revolymer plans to trade its entire share capital on the London stock exchange to raise £25m for its five year growth strategy.
Menthol supplier BASF plans to open a new factory this summer to meet demands from confectioners soon after its rival Symrise boosted its own capacity earlier this month.
Ingredients firm Fluxome is months away from developing a resveratrol chewing gum for Europe through a partnership with Danish medical gum manufacturer Fertin.
A US appeal court has upheld a previous federal court decision which found that Wrigley’s patent on a menthol chewing gum formulation was too similar to earlier patents as argued...
ConfectioneryNews.com compiles some of the latest product launches to hit store shelves across the globe.
Chewing gum packaging in the US is set to go micro as consumers look for lower priced products, according to an analyst.
Chewing gum harms short-term memory contrary to previous studies that suggested gum could improve recall, according to researchers.
Dutch gum manufacturers along with research group TNO have partnered with the Foundation NederlandSchoon in a research project to make chewing gum less sticky and easily degradable.
Gelatine firm Rousselot has launched a toffee gum concept that it claims can reduce fat and calories over a traditional butter caramel candy.
UK-based firm Revolymer has secured distribution agreements with 450 retail chains in the US for its degradable chewing gum Rev7.
Lactobacillus reuteri-containing gum can significantly reduce halitosis, Danish researchers have found, although the mechanism of action remains a mystery.
UK-based polymer firm Revolymer has gained novel foods approval in the EU for a gum base that degrades faster than conventional bases and is seeking commercial partners to launch chewing...
British researchers have conducted a study that suggests chewing gum can combat daytime sleepiness.