TasteTech launched an innovative Gum Kit for sugar-free applications, according to a report published on October 16, 2018.
TasteTech launched a new Gum Kit, which will help chewing gum manufacturers in developing longer lasting chewing gum. TasteTech is a U.K.-based company that manufactures controlled release flavorings and ingredients and is at the forefront of microencapsulation technology, pioneering solutions to food manufacturers worldwide. Creative solutions are offered by the company to bakery, confectionery, chewing gum, and nutrition industries with a range of products, thereby helping increase shelf-life, enhance taste and texture, protect key ingredients from moisture, reduce contamination, and improve cost-in-use.
The advantages of using TasteTech matric particle technology within sugar-free chewing gum formulations was demonstrated by the TasteTech Gum Kit. According to the company, delivery of sweetness, acidity, and overall flavor profile can be improved by encapsulated flavorings. The chewing gum industry, as any other industry, is trying to develop innovative new forms of technology to provide consumers with high quality, premium products.
Rob McCarthy, Product Manager for Confectionery at TasteTech, said, “We see a demand for more innovative ingredients that can help deliver longer-lasting flavor. There has been an increase in the number of manufacturers who are prepared to invest in innovation to help create higher-quality products with more flavor delivery. Of late, there has also been more interest in the development of natural chewing gum with a number of products now established in the market. This could be an exciting growth area over the coming years.”