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Perfetti Van Melle Agrees to Acquire the Gum Business of Mondelēz International in North America and Europe


LUXEMBOURG/ AMSTERDAM, December 19, 2022 – C+F Confectionery and Foods S.A. and Perfetti Van Melle Group announce that Perfetti Van Melle has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Mondelēz International’s developed-market gum business in the United States, Canada and Europe. The acquisition complements the Perfetti Van Melle portfolio, including iconic global brands such as Mentos, Chupa Chups and Alpenliebe…. Read more »

Airheads Helps Dentists Not Be The Worst House On The Block This Halloween With Candy Flavored Dental Floss


Airheads Helps Dentists Not Be The Worst House On The Block This Halloween With Candy  Flavored Dental Floss  Just in time for trick-or-treating, Airheads distributes thousands of Airheads Candy Flavored Dental Floss to dentists nationwide   Erlanger, KY, (Oct. 19, 2022) – Anyone who has lived on a dentist’s block knows it is the least frequented… Read more »

Paula Dart named VP, Growth & Transformation for Perfetti Van Melle


ERLANGER, KY – October 11, 2022 — Confectioner Perfetti Van Melle announces that Paula Dart has been named Vice President, Growth & Transformation for Perfetti Van Melle North America, which is based in Erlanger, KY. Dart joined Perfetti Van Melle October 6 to establish this critical new executive leadership team role for North America. “As… Read more »

Mentos Gum with Vitamins Now Available in Berry Flavor


May 2022 – ERLANGER, Ky. – Perfetti Van Melle USA, Inc. announces a new Berry flavor will be available in November 2022 for its Mentos® Gum with Vitamins, a gum first launched in 2021 in Citrus flavor. This flavorful gum provides fresh breath and the added benefit of vitamins (B6, B12 and C). Mentos Gum… Read more »

Chupa Chups Lollipops Expands U.S. presence in 2021


Chupa Chups Lollipops Expands U.S. presence in 2021 Iconic ‘forever fun’ brand is ready to delight even more U.S. consumers September 2021 – ERLANGER, Ky. – In 2021, Perfetti Van Melle U.S.A., Inc. took over U.S. distribution and marketing of the company’s fun, colorful and flavorful Chupa Chups Lollipops that already enjoy tremendous popularity around… Read more »

Mentos Pure Fresh Gum Awarded ADA Seal of Acceptance


ERLANGER, KY – Perfetti Van Melle U.S.A., Inc. announces its Mentos® Pure Fresh Gum has been awarded the ADA Seal of Acceptance by the American Dental Association (ADA) following the ADA’s finding that the product is safe and effective to help prevent cavities when chewed for 20 minutes after eating. The ADA Council on Scientific… Read more »