Carleton G Merritt, Winston H Wingerd, David J Keller: Process for preparing a time delayed release flavorant and an improved flavored chewing gum composition. Borden, George P Maskas, Kenneth P Van Wyck, May 31, 1983: US04386106 (127 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing a controlled, delayed release encapsulated flavorant composition for use in chewable confections prepared by the steps of forming an emulsion of flavoring agent in a partially hydrophilic matrix material comprising gelatin, a natural gum and plasticizer; drying the emulsion to ...

Rennhard Hans H: Dietetic foods. Pfizer, Connolly and Hutz, April 8, 1975: US3876794 (127 worldwide citation)

Non-nutritive carbohydrate substitutes are prepared by polycondensation of saccharides in the presence of polycarboxylic acid catalyst at reduced pressure and are useful in dietetic food compositions.

Theresa Cea, Joseph D Posta, Michael Glass: Encapsulated APM and method of preparation. Warner Lambert Company, Gary M Nath, May 17, 1983: US04384004 (119 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises the encapsulation of the artificial sweetener L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester (APM) within a coating material including cellulose ethers, cellulose esters, certain vinyl polymers, gelatin and zein, in a ratio of coating material to APM to 1:1 or less. Shelf st ...

Joo H Song: Gradual release structures for chewing gum. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 18, 1990: US04978537 (115 worldwide citation)

Gradual release structures for the release of active agents in chewing gum and a process for making such structures are provided. The gradual release structures are formed by meltspinning techniques and comprise an active agent and a wall material.

Arthur J Comollo: Non-tack chewing gum composition. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, LeBlanc & Shur, October 5, 1976: US03984574 (102 worldwide citation)

An inherently non-tacky chewing gum which does not adhere to dentures, fillings, or natural teeth is described. The chewing gum includes a base containing elastomers such as polyisobutylene, polyisoprene, isobutylene-isoprene copolymer or butadiene-styrene copolymer, present in from 5-35%; hydrogena ...


Frank Witzel, Donald A M Mackay, Abraham I Bakal, K Warren Clark: Long-lasting chewing gum and method. Life Savers, Lawrence S Levinson, Burton Rodney, August 12, 1980: US04217368 (98 worldwide citation)

A chewing gum is provided which has long-lasting sweetness and good sweat resistance and includes a water-soluble phase formed of aqueous softener, such as sorbitol syrup, and a first sweetener, such as sorbitol or sugar, in particulate form dispersed throughout the aqueous softener, and a relativel ...


Subraman R Cherukuri, Dominick R Friello: Sugarless coating for chewing gum and confections and method. Life Savers, Lawrence S Levinson, Burton Rodney, December 9, 1980: US04238510 (94 worldwide citation)

A sugarless coating containing sorbitol in a crystalline form is provided which is applied to chewing gum pieces and confections.

Subraman R Cherukuri, Raymond L Roy, Dominick R Friello, Stephen H Wolf: Coextruded chewing gum containing a soft non-SBR gum core portion. Nabisco Brands, Richard Kornutik, October 5, 1982: US04352823 (92 worldwide citation)

A coextruded chewing gum is provided which includes an extruded center portion surrounded by and bonded to an extruded outer shell portion. The center portion of the coextruded chewing gum formed of a non-SBR gum, will be of a generally soft consistency, a moisture content of at least about 5% up to ...