Chewing gum is a soft, cohesive substance designed to be chewed without being swallowed. Modern chewing gum is composed of gum base, sweeteners, softeners/plasticizers, flavors, colors, and, typically, a hard or powdered polyol coating.
We have to return to the ‘40s to discover the roots of this success. These were the years when Piera and Pietro, Michele’s parents, transformed a pastry shop into a factory. The Ferrero’ Family was the first Italian manufacturer after World War II to open production sites and offices abroad in the confectionary sector, turning the Company into a truly international Group. These first and decisive steps forward were thanks to the products “invented” by Pietro Ferrero and his son Michele, who was then very young. Another key to success was the effective sales network organized by Giovanni, Pietro’s brother, who died in 1949.
Kinder Joy is a candy made by Italian confectionery company Ferrero as part of its Kinder brand of products. It has plastic egg-shaped packaging that splits into two, one half contains layers of cocoa and milk cream and the other half contains a toy.
A special part of so many childhood memories, KINDER® SURPRISE® is the chocolate treat Mom reaches for to delight her children with three things she knows they’ll love: a surprise, a delicious Kinder chocolate egg, and an imaginative toy to build and play with. And as of 2011, KINDER® SURPRISE®has fit even more WOW! into every surprise with fantastic new, eye-popping toys guaranteed to make everyday moments of shared joy even more special.
Knoppers is a brand of wafer sandwich filled with nougat and milk creme, produced by August Storck KG. Since 1983, Knoppers has been available in Germany and bordering European countries, as well as Australia, Vietnam, Russia and, since 2017, the United Kingdom. A wafer normally weighs 25 grams.