American soldiers could soon benefit from tooth-cleaning chewing
gum. An army research team has developed an active ingredient that
can be included in gum to keep mouths clean when toothpaste and
brush are out of the question.
The Romanian Competition Council has fined Wrigley Romania and 26
connected companies €5.5 million for introducing minimum prices on
its products, which was seen to be a measure that is in violation
of EU law.
Wrigley, the world's biggest gum manufacturer, has posted record Q1
profits and beat analysts' expectations - buoyed by impressive
early sales from its recent acquisition of Spanish confectioner
Joyco, Tom Armitage reports.
South Korea's Lotte Confectionery Company, the country's largest
snack food manufacturer, has acquired a 100 per cent stake in a
Chinese confectioner - a move which will not only bolster its
influence among China's...
A strong network consolidated over 100 years will continue to
secure supplies to the food and beverage industry for the popular
ingredient gum arabic, says German supplier Alfred L. Wolff,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Chewing gum manufacturer Wrigley has revealed that its 2005
business strategy will once again focus on expanding beyond its
core line of gum-based confectionery and has played down
speculation that it is on the acquisition trail,...
Continuing moves into new segments of the confectionery market have
helped US gum maker Wrigley end 2004 with record sales and profits.
And the acquisition of Spain's Joyco, with strong market shares in
India and China, should...