Trident Layers Orchard Peach & Ripe Mango flavor review

Trident Layers Chewing gum, Orchard Peach & Ripe Mango

As a flavor chemist, I have to applaud the flavorist who made this peach & mango flavor. This is a well-balanced, creamy, tropical, crisp, fruity peach mango flavor and would be very difficult to copy. As a consumer and mom, I am concerned about such high flavor load in a product that children would consume. Typically fruit flavors are a "top note" for beverages or fruit fillings that lose some potency during processing. In confection, though, added fruit flavors are the entire flavor system. Chewing gum in particular has an extremely high flavor load, perhaps 2% vs a piece of candy that has 0.2%. ¬†Flavor load is high because it is desired that gum's flavor last¬†20 minutes. The United States government is very strict about what … [Read more...]