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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 gum products in the EU.
A new synthetic polymer for use as a chewing gum base has received a positive novel foods opinion from EFSA, bring the technology for less sticky gum that breaks down within months closer to the market.
Opportunities are rife within the French confectionery sector for
those manufacturers willing to invest in innovation targeted at
European consumers, according to a report by the US Department of
Cadbury Schweppes unit will recruit the brains of flavour
technologists at Senomyx through a new agreement to develop cutting
edge flavour ingredients to beat the competition in gum
confectionery, reports Lindsey Partos.
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...
Britain is still a nation with a sweet tooth, with chocolate
reigning supreme when compared to other European countries.
According to a new report from market analysts Datamonitor, the
popularity of chocolate and sweets continues...
British confectionery and drinks group Cadbury Schweppes is set to
announce a 350 million pound (€569 million) takeover of privately
held Danish chewing gum firm Dandy, the Sunday Telegraph reported,
according to a Reuters story.