Our story

40 years ago Cafosa was founded to sell gum base to gum manufacturers in the world, and to provide them with technical assistance. The objective was to create different experiences for consumers and build an inspiring category together with our customers. This objectives still drives us today.

Following a geographic expansion plan in the late 90’s, Cafosa was acquired by Wrigley in 2004, and four years later by Mars Inc.

In 2014 Cafosa diversified its core business and created Cafosa Health, a business unit dedicated to pioneering medicated and funcional chewing gum in the market.

Today, Cafosa is formed by 140 Associates (this is how we call our employees) based in Barcelona, shipping to 80 countries around the world.

  • 1979
    Cafosa founded

    (Agrolimen Group; later renamed Joyco)
  • 1981
    Santiga factory

    Inaugurated in Barcelona
  • 1992
    China factory

  • 2002

    Gum developed
  • 2004
    Cafosa acquired

    by Wrigley as part of Joyco Group
  • 2006

    inherits former Dreyfus external customers
  • 2008
    Wrigley acquired

  • 2009
    Health in gum

  • 2014
    Cafosa Health Creation

  • 2018

    2016 Vision and strategy on value-building: BETTER
    “Building a world with better and more chewing”

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