Verve founder has ‘green’ outlook

THE RIGHT FIT: Deborah Schimberg, right, owner and head of Verve Inc., which makes Glee Gum and other confections, discusses product packaging with Molly Lederer, director of communications and marketing. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
THE RIGHT FIT: Deborah Schimberg, right, owner and head of Verve Inc., which makes Glee Gum and other confections, discusses product packaging with Molly Lederer, director of communications and marketing. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
While studying comparative literature at Brown University in the late 1970s, Deborah Schimberg didn't envision founding a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. "I didn't have a vision of what I was going to do after college," she said. "But I like to take things from the idea stage and make them happen:…

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