Meet some of our greatest gum chums and finest candy comrades!We support and belong to these organizations because they foster social & economic justice, environmental sustainability, and good, clean fun.

Affiliations for Glee Gum
Non GMO Project certified

Non-GMO Project Verified

Glee Gum is Non-GMO Project Verified. GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses, and other animals and plants. These experimental combinations of genes are still being researched. Verification signifies that all flavors of Glee Gum have been produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard— following rigorous best practices for the avoidance of genetically modified organisms, including segregation and traceability to prevent contamination. Learn more at

Triangle K

The Triangle K symbol is a patented and trademarked logo that signifies “kashrut” as defined by the most stringent of Orthodox Jewish law. The organization offers its rabbinical supervision and certification on any ingredient or product that meets the strictest criteria of what makes such items kosher.The food business has become a multi-billion dollar industry. Mass production and national and international distribution has brought new pressures to bear on company profits, production quantity, ingredient complexity and product diversification. And the reliability of Kosher food certification has become a key figure in the company’s bottom line profit margin and customer satisfaction.Triangle K


Green America

Green America is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to harnessing the economic power of consumers, investors, and businesses to promote social justice and environmental sustainability. Green America’s Business Seal of Approval is granted to companies like Verve, inc. which operate in ways that support workers, communities, and the eco-system. In addition to receiving the seal, Verve recently won a Green America People & Planet Award. The prize enabled us to ship complimentary Make Your Own Candy Kits to 250 public school classrooms in the US.

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Feingold Association of the United States

An organization of families and professionals founded in 1976, the Feingold® Association of the United States is dedicated to helping children and adults apply proven dietary techniques for better behavior, learning and health, and to generating public awareness of the potential role of foods and synthetic additives in behavior, learning and health problems. The Feingold Diet is a program that suggests cutting out artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, aspartame (the artificial sweetener found in most chewing gum), and the artificial preservatives BHA, BHT, TBHQ. All 9 flavors of Glee Gum and all 3 flavors of Glee Gum Pops are Feingold Diet-accepted and suitable for Feingold Diet Stage 2.

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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) was founded in 1997. It has since become the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. It also is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC works to foster diversity in the world of commerce with programs and policies designed to expand opportunities and eliminate barriers in the marketplace for women business owners. Verve is proud to be a WBENC-certified woman-owned business!

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Trees for the Future

Trees for the Future is improving the livelihoods of impoverished farmers by revitalizing degraded lands. Since 1989, with their experience in planting over 128 million trees all over the world, they have demonstrated the transformative power of trees in helping people break out of the poverty trap while also addressing the global environment. Today, their work in East and West Africa is helping to build a world where people can leave a legacy of opportunity through sustainable practices and productive lands for future generations. Verve is proud to partner with Trees for the Future in a tree planting program. The chicle in Glee Gum is already derived from trees. This partnership is a way for us invest in keeping forests fertile for years to come.



The Intercultural Maya University of Quintana Roo (UIMQROO) is a public university in Mexico. Its mission is to contribute to social and economic development in the region of Quintana Roo and the Yucatán. All students learn in Spanish, Maya, and English while studying fields like agro-ecology, social entrepreneurship, and community health. And every summer, they apply their studies to real projects in the surrounding rural villages. We support students at this wonderful school, and will match your donation if you would like to do the same!

Safe Snack Guide

SnackSafely provides straightforward, actionable information to improve the lives of the estimated 32 million Americans coping with food allergies, 5.9 million of which are children. We strive to eliminate anaphylaxis by leveraging our online properties to educate, advocate, and connect the allergic community to products and services that help toward achieving this goal. currently offers three primary publications that serve the food allergy and K-12 school communities with important information that help safeguard those with food allergies in their everyday lives. Our blog covers topics of interest to the food allergy community including news reports; ongoing research, clinical studies, trials and progress toward treatment and cure; general advocacy; and advice regarding food safety and school policies. Learn more at