A chewing gum base made from beeswax and pine rosin, which are fully biodegradable and renewable ingredients, is described. When combined the ingredients form a nonstick, long-lasting chewing gum base with a good flavour. Small chunks of solid beeswax are combined with pine rosin in the ratio 2:1, before heating in a metal vessel half submerged in boiling water. The mixture is stirred as it melts forming a smooth, uniform, semi-viscous liquid which is then slowly cooled, moulded and coated in a flavouring.

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