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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Forbes Magazine has hosted its Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia for the past two years.

Now, three local entrepreneurs made the 2016 list of 30 innovators under the age of 30 — in fields like social entrepreneurship, consumer tech energy entertainment and sports.

Morgan Synder. (credit: Sweet Bites Group) Morgan Synder. (credit: Sweet Bites Group)

Morgan Snyder and Spencer Penn the prestigious list. They are cofounders of Sweet Bites, a cavity fighting chewing gum.

“Gum is really simple so in general, pure gum is just gum base and sweetener,” Snyder says. “When it comes to our gum it’s gum base and a sweetener called ‘xylitol’ and it’s one gram of xylitol and that’s the active ingredient that has been clinically proven to prevent cavities over time.”

Their long-term goal, Penn says, is to change community oral health habits:

“The reality for people living in developing counties, especially children, is that there is…

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