Kraft: Pectin improves chewing gum flavor

12/5/2013 | ConfectioneryNews.com (France)

Kraft and Cadbury filed a patent application that stated powdered pectin added to chewing gum improves the release of fat soluble ingredients like flavors and cooling agents as it is chewed. Many flavors and cooling agents don't mix with water or dissolve in fats and often remain in gum's polymer base, but successful gum composition relies on the oral delivery of flavors, sensates, sweeteners and therapeutic agents, the company said in the patent application.

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