Here is some helpful information for you chewing lovers out there. As always I go directly to the manufacturer to find out for myself if their chewing gum is gluten free. Here is a list of chewing gum manufacturers that are gluten free, and or containing gluten. See a list of gluten free gum below.
GLEE GUM IS made with all natural ingredients including: pure cane sugar, rice syrup, natural flavorings and colorings. Our gum base has super chewy natural chicle harvested from Sapodilla trees in the rain forests of Central America.
GLEE GUM IS: Vegetarian, Additive Free, Lactose Free, Dairy Free, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Casein Free, Egg Free, Yeast Free, Nut Free, and Peanut Free.*
GLEE GUM HAS: all natural ingredients, rice syrup instead of corn syrup, natural chicle, delicious, long-lasting, and popular flavors: tangerine, peppermint, cinnamon, spearmint, bubblegum and triple berry.
GLEE GUM DOES NOT HAVE: artificial preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners (e.g. aspartame, saccharin or cyclamate).
*All Glee Gum is soy free. Please note, however, that other
products containing soy lecithin are processed
in the same facility.
Like the rest of the Glee Gum line, Sugar-Free Glee is made with sustainably harvested rainforest chicle. It contains no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives. It’s free of all major allergens, and it’s our first product that’s also corn-free!
Sugar-Free Glee Gum is: Vegetarian, GMO Free, Aspartame Free, Additive Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Yeast Free, Nut Free, Soy Free, Peanut Free, and Corn Free.
Gluten Free FUK Flour will be selling the Glee Gum line very soon.
Non Organic Gluten Free Gum.
Wrigley manufactures the following brands which are all gluten free. Click Here for Contact information.
- Orbit brand (all flavors)
- 5 gum (all flavors)
- Juicy Fruit
- Big Red
- Extra (all flavors)
- Eclipse gum (all flavors)
Kraft Canada states it will indicate if the product has gluten and the way they do it, is as so. Kraft always labels ingredients as well as any potential for cross-contamination. As of January 2012, Kraft stated they can not guarantee as gluten free any product containing natural flavoring, artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, or spices due to the fact that these ingredients are coming from different suppliers and may be coming from a source of gluten). Click Here to view source.
- Trident (all flavors)
Hershey’s manufactures Bubble Yum chewing gum in six flavors. While they do not maintain a list of gluten free products, they do not use gluten in any of their artificial flavors and will call out any gluten ingredients or gluten-derived ingredients right on the label.
Big League Chew are gluten free. Before to January 2011, Big League Chew was manufactured by Wrigley. Now it’s manufactured by Ford Gum company. They also manufacture many of the bulk gumballs that appear in vending machines nationwide and are gluten free as well.
- Eclipse (USA brand equivalent to Excel)
- Big Red
- Juicy Fruit
- Wrigley’s Gum
- Hubba Bubba & Big League Chew for the kids (big and small)
- Altoids, Lifesavers, Starburst and Skittles (just in case you wanted to know)
Benefits of chewing Gum:
Freshens Your Breath
Chewing gum refreshes the mouth and throat and give you the cent of what ever flour you are chewing.
Almost anything you do can burn calories. Chewing gum will have the same effect, and cause you to burn calories due to the consistent chewing motion.
Chewing Helps Fight Tooth Decay
Chewing gum promotes the production of saliva, which then helps neutralize acids from foods that can cause tooth decay. Chewing sugar free gum has been shown to promote the building of saliva by up to 10 times the normal non stimulated rate. With the production of more saliva, it neutralises plaque acid in the mouth and helps reduce the risk of dental decay by up to forty percent.
Convenient Way of Introducing Vitamins and Minerals
Fortified gums provide a appropriate way of taking vitamins and minerals.
A couple chewing gums have demonstrated their ability to whiten teeth and to prevent stains from forming. If any of you have ever seen my teeth then you now know why.
In Recent studies repetitive act of chewing gum increases the heart rate and aids concentration.
Scientific studies from the 1930′s showed how chewing reduces muscular tension and helps people feel more relaxed. Chewing gum, is so well-recognized for helping you stay alert at the same time eases tension.
Relief for Sufferers of Dry Mouth
Sugar free gum provides the relief of dry mouth (Xerostomia) for most people. This condition can be caused by an array of prescription drugs amongst other things. Chewing gum stimulates saliva production and can alleviate the uncomfortable effects of dry mouth.
Provides A Low Calorie Snack
Chewing gum satisfies the desire of snacking, and each stick averages less than 10 calories. Pellet gums are less than 5 calories depending on what type of gum you are chewing.
Helps in deterring Smoking
Chewing gum assist those who are trying to give up smoking.
Who thought Gum could be so good for you. Remember the best gums are all natural.