The iconic Black Jack, Clove and Beeman’s Gum have gone in and out of fashion for years. They left the market in 1978, returned in 1985 and, just a few years back, vanished again.Read More
The Return of Black Jack, Clove and Beeman’s Gum – But Returned from Where?
How the Chewing Gum Saved Baby Food and Possibly Ham
A new chewing gum story - a fun favorite: How the Chewing Gum Saved Baby Food and Possibly HamRead More
The Guy Who Invented Chewing Gum – A Life of Many Firsts
John Bacon Curtis was the one who started it all – he ushered in the world of chewing gum, bringing the nation a new pastime and treat. In the process, he ignited many other firsts, most so commonplace we forget anyone could be first to do them.Read More
So Much Resin, So Much Time: The First Chewing Gums Ever
Throughout history, people have chewed tree resins: they were the first and longest-standing chewing gum, appreciated for their flavor and medicinal and health value. Amazingly, the shift from gum as a natural resin to a popular industrial wonder spanned a mere 75 years – a fraction of a hiccup in time.Read More