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Press gallery

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    CANDY2GUM® technology

    With WACKER’s innovative CANDY2GUM® technology, a multitude of water-based, fat-containing and natural ingredients are available that, until now, were unheard of for chewing gum – ranging from fruit juice, coffee and milk to caramel, chocolate, coconut and plant extracts.

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    CANDY2GUM® production process

    Because the production process of CANDY2GUM® is similar to making chewy candy, standard sugar-confectionery cookers can be used

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    CANDY2GUM® Chewy Candy

    With the innovative CANDY2GUM® technology, it is now possible to produce confectionery goods that begin like a piece of chewy candy and turn into gum as they are being chewed – creating a completely new mouthfeel

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    Lab test: CANDY2GUM® technology

    Lab test: The secret behind this confectionery innovation is the production process – CANDY2GUM® products are simply boiled. The premix is ideal for use in both sugary and sugar-free candy mixtures and thus opens up numerous opportunities for novel confec-tionery products

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    The new 3D process of Munich-based WACKER operates with extreme precision. The printer robot produces structures with a line width of 0.6 millimeters. The silicone is placed drop by drop, and is immediately firm after application. That enables extremely precise contours to be produced.

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