Chewston, we have a problem…
Once upon a time on this very planet, big gum brands decided to make their chewing gum from plastic. They’re still doing it.
Today, around 374 billion pieces of gum get chewed annually, and most of that is made from a petroleum-derived, single-use plastic gum base.
Milliways is different
A PIECE OF FRUIT
A PIECE OF FRUIT
Out with the old...
Big brand gum
The Planetary harms
Conventional chewing gum is made of plastic and chemicals. 80-90% is not disposed of properly, floating in oceans or stuck to something, somewhere, waiting to be removed. It harms the environment as it's...
Single use plastic
2nd most littered junk on earth
(1st is cigarette butts)
(remaining as plastic forever)
Toxic for land and sea animals
Cost to clean gum off street > cost of gum
The bodily harms
Conventional chewing gum may be harmful to a person's health, as the artificial constituents enter the body quickly and directly through the walls of the mouth. It's generally made from ingredients such as...
made from plastic polymers, resin and petroleum-derived paraffin wax
linked to cancer, male infertility and decreased red blood cells
bad for teeth, linked to diabetes
linked to digestive issues, food allergies and behavioral disorders
wax derived from sheep wool
In with the new...
Super natural gum
When news of this plastic problem reached the Milliways Universe, we fired up the gumpany car and set off on a mission to make our very own planet friendly gum. We scoured the globe for nature’s finest plant powered and plastic free ingredients. We chewed and we chomped until we created the ultimate Super Natural Gum.
OUR GUM GOES FULL CIRCLE
Natural chicle gum base
Sustainably extracted from the sapodilla tree
We keep it sweet, just as nature intended
Just enough to take your breath away for the day
Kind to the planet
Because we quite
like it here
THE FUTURE OF GUM IS PLASTIC FREE