The Pyongyang Chewing Gum Factory is a factory that manufactures chewing gum in Pyongyang, North Korea. The plant is run by Korea Ponghwa General. According to the Korean Central News Agency, it began operation in October 2003 in a 4,400 square metres (47,000 sq ft) floor area facility, located on a 11,900 square metres (128,000 sq ft) plot of land in Rakrang-guyok. Its annual production capacity was reported to be 1,200 tons. In 2008, it moved to a new location on Tong'il Street, Chung-guyok. The new building was constructed by soldiers from the Korean People's Army. Kim Jong-il made an inspection of the factory in January 2009. A picture book featuring the factory was published by Korea Pictorial in 2010.

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  • The Pyongyang Chewing Gum Factory is a factory that manufactures chewing gum in Pyongyang, North Korea. The plant is run by Korea Ponghwa General. According to the Korean Central News Agency, it began operation in October 2003 in a 4,400 square metres (47,000 sq ft) floor area facility, located on a 11,900 square metres (128,000 sq ft) plot of land in Rakrang-guyok. Its annual production capacity was reported to be 1,200 tons. In 2008, it moved to a new location on Tong'il Street, Chung-guyok. The new building was constructed by soldiers from the Korean People's Army. Kim Jong-il made an inspection of the factory in January 2009. A picture book featuring the factory was published by Korea Pictorial in 2010. Among their products is Unbangul Chewing Gum (은방울 껌). The KCNA reports that it strengthens gums and fangs, prevents dental caries, counteracts tartar and halitosis, and promotes digestion and cerebration. Available flavours include grape, mint, and strawberry, in flat, round, and square shapes. The main ingredients of the gum are edible rubber, sugar, glycerine, flavouring, and natural food colouring. (en)
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  • The Pyongyang Chewing Gum Factory is a factory that manufactures chewing gum in Pyongyang, North Korea. The plant is run by Korea Ponghwa General. According to the Korean Central News Agency, it began operation in October 2003 in a 4,400 square metres (47,000 sq ft) floor area facility, located on a 11,900 square metres (128,000 sq ft) plot of land in Rakrang-guyok. Its annual production capacity was reported to be 1,200 tons. In 2008, it moved to a new location on Tong'il Street, Chung-guyok. The new building was constructed by soldiers from the Korean People's Army. Kim Jong-il made an inspection of the factory in January 2009. A picture book featuring the factory was published by Korea Pictorial in 2010. (en)
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