Higher preference to naturally-derived gum
arabic in F&B industry
Councils in Wales and England want the industry to contribute towards the PS60m-a-year cost of removing gum
from roads and pavements.
Parodontax is said to be 40% more effective at reducing bleeding gums
than a sodium monofluorophosphate toothpaste.
Poor oral hygiene, crowding of teeth, systemic diseases like uncontrolled diabetes, bleeding disorders, and untreated receding gums
can all lead to bleeding gums
are more likely to contain only xylitol as the sweetener.
industry has become unstuck and will need to sink its teeth into some solid marketing ideas in order to re-inflate sales," said Rabobank Senior Analyst Nicholas Fereday.
makers and retailers are trying to hold the line by introducing new flavors and packaging that appeal to younger consumers.
An estimated 85% of American adults are affected by gum
disease, and most people don't realize that they even have it.
It is usually a symptom or the result of poor oral hygiene and a build-up of plaque (a deposit of food particles, mucus and bacteria) and calculus (hardened plaque) between the teeth and gums
Wrigley paid $36,000 ($12,000 each) to submit the three gums
An ingredient called xylitol, which is added to some gums
, provides an extra dose of cavity-fighting power.
1 THE ingredients for each brand of gum
vary from firm to firm, but include a chewy base of either tree resin, wax or synthetic materials, to which syrup, sugar and flavourings are added - or sweeteners for sugar-free gum