Gumbase - Wacker Chemie AG


VINNAPAS® polyvinyl acetate is used throughout the world as an important ingredient in all kinds of modern gumbases. Gumbase is the water-insoluble component of chewing gum, which serves as the carrier for sugar, sweetening agents and flavorings.

VINNAPAS® B sp homopolymer grades conform to

  • German additive approval regulations (ZZulV)
  • U.S. FDA 21 CFR §172.615 and
  • the requirements in the specification for polyvinyl acetate, as laid out in the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC).

CAPIVA® S is an innovative solid resin that was specifically developed to simplify gumbase manufacturing and to make it more efficient. CAPIVA® S renders the gumbase flexible and elastic even without additional elastomers or colophony resins (rosins). At the same time, the chewing gum is easier to remove from surfaces and displays an improved flavor release profile. CAPIVA® S is already approved in various countries. For more detailed information, please refer to our technical service.

Learn more about our innovation brand CAPIVA® here .

The production of WACKER's food-grade polyvinyl acetate homo- and copolymers meets high quality and hygiene standards according to

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • Jewish dietary (kashrut) laws (kosher).


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