Chewing Gum

Japan's summer heat wave killed 26, according to reports

Meiji blames heat wave for chocolate slump

By Oliver Nieburg

Japan’s second largest confectioner Meiji pointed the finger at hot weather conditions for chocolate sales declines in its half year results.

Wrigley was previously instrumental in preventing an gum tax in Ireland in 2005

Wrigley rubbishes dental-health destroying tax

By Oliver Nieburg

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 litter and would harm oral health.