Chewing Gum

Kicking aspartame? The rise and rise of PÜR Gum

Big interview: Jay Klein, founder & CEO, Action Candy Company (PÜR Gum)

Kicking aspartame? The rise and rise of PÜR Gum

By Elaine WATSON

You don’t launch a new brand in the gum category by calling the buyer at Walmart and asking nicely for some shelf-space at the checkout between Juicy Fruit and Trident, observes the founder of aspartame-free PÜR Gum. 

Sticky problem: Degradable gum offers solutions

Mondelez moves to patent degradable gum

By Oliver Nieburg

The number two gum player Kraft (now Mondelez) has filed a patent for a degradable gum composition that is similar to one currently being assessed for novel foods approval in the EU.

The active component in the gum is Slendesta, a natural protein Proteinase Inhibitor II (PI2) produced by Kemin Industries.

Industry Voices – Functional Gum Formulator

High-dose weight loss gum launches in US

By Oliver Nieburg

A high-dose satiety gum containing a potato extract and African mango has launched in the US that takes four pieces to achieve clinically-backed results.

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