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What do you mean by 'plastic free'?

Most chewing gum is made from plastic. Nuud isn't!. Most gum brands hide plastic within their ingredients under the phrase gum base. These plastics include Polyethylene, one of the main compounds found in shampoo and water bottles,. At Nuud, we don't

What does 'gum base' mean?

Look at the ingredients list on a pack of regular gum, like Extra and you'll see the term gum base. Gum brands don't have to tell you what their gum base contains, it isn't required by law. That's how they get away with hiding the plastic. It’s decei

So what's in Nuud Gum?

Unlike regular gum brands that have hidden ingredients, we have nothing to hide! We want you to know exactly what we put in our refreshingly good gum. All our plant based ingredients:

How much should I chew?

It's up to you! Our friends, the dental experts at the Oral Health Foundation recommend chewing sugar free gum (like Nuud!) after eating and drinking on the go.

Does chewing gum pollute the planet?

Plastic chewing gum creates huge problems for people and our planet. Brits chew over 5 million pieces every year. You’ll see it stuck to 90% of pavements across the UK and it costs the taxpayer millions to clean off our streets. Even when responsibly

Is chewing gum healthy?

Nuud is the only plastic free chewing gum to be approved by the Oral Health Foundation as a useful aid to oral health. Chewing sugar free gum helps protect your teeth and gums in between meals, when it may not be possible to brush.

Can I swallow chewing gum?

We don't recommend swallowing any chewing gum. Most chewing gum is made from plastic, and no one wants to swallow plastic. If you're chewing Nuud, it's plastic free, plant based and biodegradable and once you're done chewing Nuud you can dispose of i

How is chewing gum made?

Like us, we imagine you were pretty shocked when you found out most gum is made from plastic. Most gum contains the same plastics as those found in plastic straws, bottles, bags and even car tyres. It's hidden in the ingredients, under the phrase gum

Does Nuud Gum include phenylalanine?

Nuud doesn't contain phenylalanine. Phenylalanine is found in aspartame which is often used in regular gum along with those nasty plastics. Nuud is free from aspartame. We're sweetened naturally with xylitol, which comes from the bark of beech and bi

What gum doesn't have plastic in it?

Nuud gum is plastic free and made from plant based ingredients. All the ingredients in our gum are plant based, and we carry the Vegan Society Trademark.

How is regular chewing gum bad for the environment?

Plastic chewing gum is stuck to 95% of pavements in the UK and even responsibly disposed of chewing gum ends up in landfill. As you can imagine, it can get into rivers and oceans in the form of micro plastics.

Is Nuud vegan?

Yes! We only use plant based ingredients that are certified by The Vegan Society

Do the actual regular chewing gum pieces contain plastic?

Yes, it might be hard to believe, each piece of regular chewing gum is made from single-use plastic. For example, regular gum contains Polyethylene, which is one of the main compounds found in shampoo and water bottles. These plastics are hidden unde

Is Nuud allergen-free?

Nuud gum is sugar free, dairy free, gluten free, egg free, soy free, nut free, wheat free, fish free, aspartame free, paraben free and crustacean free. For any other specific allergy concerns, please get in touch with us [email protected]

Is Nuud gum and packaging plastic free?

Yes, our chewing gum and packaging is completely plastic free and certified by A Plastic Planet! Check our more details about their trust mark here.

Is your packaging recyclable?

Yes, our 100% cardboard packaging is completely plastic free and fully recyclable.

What size packs and flavours is Nuud available in?

Nuud is currently available in Peppermint, Spearmint and Menthol. Nuud comes in packs of 9 and you can order a box of 12 packs of a single flavour or a 6 box with two of each flavour on our website. Find your nearest stockist to see where you can pic

Can I chew Nuud with fillings or dentures?

We don’t recommend chewing any gum with dentures or fillings.

Do I need to keep Nuud away from my dog?

Nuud contains xylitol, and when ingested by dogs it can cause them to react badly and can sometimes be lethal. Don’t worry xylitol is totally safe for humans and great for your teeth!. If you think your dog has accidentally eaten your gum, take them

Will chewing gum improve my jawline?

You'll have to judge this one for yourself! We'd love to know if any Nuudists have noticed improvements.Tag us @nuudgum