Medicated chewing gum: formulation and production

Sponsored by: Cafosa

Focused on:

  • Medicated
  • Chewing
  • Gum
  • Production

Date: 1 October


Time: 8AM London/11AM Dubai

Formulation and production of medicated chewing gum with Health in Gum® for Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical industries

Cafosa is the leading Gum Base supplier (the main ingredient to produce a chewing gum) for chewing gum technologies.

Health in Gum® has been designed as a highly functional excipient for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries.

Medicated chewing gum is an innovative new dosage form that has captured attention and interest of many companies worldwide. Chewing gum is now at reach of the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries with the introduction of directly compressible Health in Gum® excipient.

Health in Gum®; is a directly compressible powder gum that contains a mix of Gum Base and polyols to which an API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) can be added in order to obtain a medicated chewing gum.

Learn the secrets of this technology and how to perform it with easy steps at your facility.

If you are eager or curious to learn how to create new pharmaceutical chewing gums, this is the opportunity you cannot miss!

In this webinar we will show you how to formulate and produce a medicated chewing gum with Health in Gum®.

Another important issue relates to taste masking of medicated chewing gums. We will also share some results on how to avoid the unpleasant flavour that some kind of APIs bring to these types of gums.

Presented by

Mr. Marc Ribé,

Area Manager Pharma Business Unit

Graduate in Biology, Medical branch. Barcelona. MBA Interuniversitari Fundació Bosch i Gimpera. 8 years experience in Marketing & Sales of Excipients and Intermediates for the Spanish and Portuguese Pharma markets with Quimidroga. Currently developing worlwide presentation of Health in Gum® for Cafosa.

Assesment on excipients and formulation of solid and semisolid dosage forms, focused in the Spanish pharmaceutical market.
Special excipients for oral drug delivery systems (ODTs and Controlled release).

Mr. Javier Belmar,

Gum Technology Advisor

MSc Chemistry. Chemical Engineer at Institut Quimic de Sarriá. Master on Environmental Management. 13 years experience as Gum Technology Advisor at Cafosa, responsible for the Cafosa’s Worldwide Technical Services since 2005. Main developer of Health in Gum® project for the past 8 years. Manager of the Sensory Analytical panel since 2007

Exploration of new Health in Gum® formulations and ingredients
Industrial scale-up and optimization
Health in Gum® development of methods for chewing gum characterization.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand the possibilities of medicated chewing gum in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry
  • Learn the formulation steps of a medicated chewing gum
  • Learn the analytical steps of a medicated chewing gum


  • Heads of Research and Development
  • Heads of Marketing
  • Business Development Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Production Managers
  • R&D Scientists
  • Oral Dose Formulators
  • OTC Product Managers
  • OTC Directors