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Energy Bombs aims to create coffee alternative for US gum consumer

Energy Bombs chewing gum has rolled out its products at convenience stores across the US with a suggested retail price of $2.99 per 10-piece pack. Energy Bombs was created to tap...  more »

This Customizable Gum Lets You Chew Dessert All Day

Further evidence: Project 7, a California-based specialty gum company that partners with nonprofits to give back in "7 areas of need," has introduced a new line of "gourmet gum" -...  more »

Cookie dough & key lime pie: Project 7 breaks chewing gum conventions with Build A Flavor line

The California-based gum company, Project 7, launched new gum line, of which each product contains at least two flavors, the company's CEO, Tyler Merrick, said. "I think at the...  more »

09/23/2015

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Tags: GumSource: time.com

'NeuroGum' is Now a Thing

This isThis Is Now a Thing, where we check out the science behind new health trends. The thing: A new brand of caffeinated gum called NeuroGum, which launched Sept. 10 on...  more »

06/19/2015

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Tags: Gum, MintSource: www.candyindustry.com

Gums And Mints: A sticky segment

When it comes to gum and mints, sugar-free gum may have the most sales ($2.6 billion), but breath fresheners and mints actually saw the largest growth (4.34 percent and 4.35...  more »

08/04/2014

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Tags: GumSource: www.cnbc.com

Gum: Here's one market bubble that hasn't popped

Gum is getting chewed out, but one portion of the market is staying sweet. U.S. consumption of gum sank by a fifth in volume and a tenth in sales during the last five years alone,...  more »

03/24/2014

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Tags: Consumer Trends, GumSource: qz.com

Which gum Americans are chewing on these days

The US isn't chewing gum like it used to. Chewing gum sales have dipped by 11% since 2009, according to data from market research firm Euromonitor. And they're expected to fall by...  more »

03/20/2014

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Tags: GumSource: Symrise

How Latinos in the U.S. Connect With Food: Part 3 of 4 - Gum

Marketing Gum to Latinos Latinos, one of the fastest growing populations in the U.S., are considerably more likely to chew gum than other groups. It’s an opportunity that has food...  more »

12/30/2013

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Tags: GumSource: www.foodbusinessnews.net

Global gum choices

Global gum choices by Jeff Gelski Price fluctuations for gums and hydrocolloids may come from actions on land, many lands actually, as they are sourced from such places as Africa...  more »

Adding powdered pectin to gum significantly improves release of lipophilic flavors, cooling agents, says Kraft patent

Oral delivery of flavors, sweeteners, sensates (which provide cooling, warming, or tingling sensations) and therapeutic agents is key to a successful gum composition, says patent...  more »

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