About

At Cafosa, a Mars Incorporated subsidiary, we are committed to building a world with better and more chewing.

As the world’s leading supplier and producer of high-quality gum base, chewing gum’s main ingredient, we deliver the best, most fun and inspiring innovations to market. Built on research and development and a start-up mentality, we are continuously working to develop the best bubbly experiences and gum-based health products to engage today the chewers of tomorrow.

Who we are

From developing the world’s first tube bubble gum to pioneering compressed functional chewing gum, we can make any chewing gum dream become reality.

Cafosa is the world’s leading developer, producer and supplier of high performing gum bases to the confectionery and pharmaceutical industries. We have 40 years of experience working with gum manufacturers around the world, and more than 350 gum base references that provide the main ingredient for many bubble and chewing gums delivering smiles around the world.

Cafosa was founded in Barcelona in 1979 and since 2008 is a subsidiary of Mars, a family-owned business with more than a century of history making the world’s most-loved confectionery brands.
All our products are manufactured in accordance with the Food Good Manufacturing Practices and all our ingredients comply with the most demanding Food Safety Regulations.

The principles that guide us

Being part of MARS means we share in the corporate culture.

Our business and the actions we take every day are founded on The Five Principles. They’re at the heart of everything we do, no matter what — making sure we don’t just talk about a better future, but work towards it every day.

The Five Principles form the foundation of how we do business today and every day. With 115,000 Mars Associates working in 80 countries across the globe, clear direction and a moral compass are essential. The long-term future of our business and the planet depends on us to stand for more and take bold action. That’s why we take every opportunity to make a positive impact in this ever-changing world by leveraging our guiding philosophy that has always differentiated us — The Five Principles.

We put The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make.

Quality

The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal.

Responsability

As individuals, we demand total responsability from ourselves; as Associates, we support the responsabilities of others.

Mutuality

A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.

Efficiency

We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best.

Freedom

We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free.

We know that what we do is only as good as how we do it, and our actions help us build a better world for generations to come.

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