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Prehistoric Man – 9,000-year-old birch bark tarold birch bark tarAncient Greece – Mastic Tree Resin (Mastiche)Mayan Indians – Sapodilla Tree Sap (Chicle) Native American Indians – Spruce Tree Resin1848 – John Curtis – St. of Maine Pure Spruce Gum1850 – John Curtis – Flavored Paraffin Gum1867 – Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna meets Thomas Adams Sr. “Chicle”
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1869 – Thomas Adams markets “New York Chewing Gum”1870 – Adams produces first flavored gum (licorice), which was also the first stick of chewing gum
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1871 – Adams patents first gum making machine1879 – William White discovers how to flavor chicle - choosing peppermint as the first flavor named Yucatan chewing gum1882 – Dr. Edward Beeman adds pepsin powder to chicle & promotes as digestive aid 
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1886 – Jonathan Primely makes the first fruit-flavored gum and a gum called Kis-Me1888 – Adams “Tutti Frutti” becomes first chewing gum in vending machine.Placed in NYC subway stations. 1890s – Gum vending machines become popular
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1897 – Pulver adds animated figures1891 – William Wrigley Jr. entered the gum the Vassar, Lotta & Sweet 16 brands.1892 – Wrigley introduces Spearmint Pepsin gum1893 – Wrigley introduces Juicy Fruit gum.1911 – Gum added to Beech--Nut product line 1890 – Henry Fleer invents Chiclets - Chiclets was the first candy-coated chewing commercially made and marketed in the gum commercially made and marketed in the world
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1899 – Dentyne gum was created by NewYork druggist Franklin V. Canning1899 – American Chicle Company Formed
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Amalgamation of: Adams Gum (Thomas Adams), Yucatan Gum (William White), Beeman’s Gum (Dr. Edward Yucatan Gum (William White), Beeman’s Gum (Dr. Edward Beeman), KisBeeman), Kis-Me Gum (Jonathan Primley), and S.T. Britten.Me Gum (Jonathan Primley), and S.T. Britten. 1907 – Gumballs and gumball machines introduced 
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1914 – Wrigley introduces Doublemint gum 1914 – Adams introduces Clove gum1914 – American Chicle Company buys Sen-Sen Company (Fleer, Curtis, etc.)1916 – American Chicle Co. acquires Dentyne Gum1920 – Clark Bros. Chewing Gum Co. Clark Bros. Chewing Gum Co. 
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1927 – Wrigley introduces PK Gum - Discontinued in 19751928 – Walter Diemer (Fleer Gum Co.) invents Bubble GumChristened Dubble Bubble Gum 1930s – Gum trading Cards Introduced1933 – Peter Paul Co. sells a charcoal gum - advertise on Mounds box
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1939 – The FFDCA Act - Classifies gum as a food Classifies gum as a food- FDA tells gum companies they do not need to list ingredients like other foods1939 – The Doublemint Twins make debut debut1938 – Shorin Bros. begin Topps CompanyTopps Bubble Gum becomes first change maker change maker  
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After WW II Bazooka Bubble Gum becomes popular1944 – Wrigley takes Doublemint, Juicy Fruit and Spearmint gum off the market Due to war rationing of raw materials - To protect quality and reputation of gums - Wrigley markets Orbit as wartime gum During WWII US military spread the popularity of chewing gum to Europe, Asia, Africa and around the world.1946 – Wrigley reintroduces Spearmint and Juicy Fruit1947 – Wrigley reintroduces Doublemint1950 – Harvey’s Sugarless Gum Debuted
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Artificial sweetener Cyclamate introduced - 1970 – Cyclamate banned in U.S  William Wrigley Jr.


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1862-1932 - “Chewing Gum King of Kings”Two sticks of gum with each can of baking sodaOne can of baking soda with each bar of soap1891 – Wm. Wrigley moves to Chicago to sell family soapWrigley sells only gum but with premiums1907 – Wrigley designs spear-like grinning gnome
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1911 – Wrigley buys Zeno Manufacturing Co.1915 – Wrigley introduces “Mother Goose” to the children of the World six to 60”1915 – Wrigley mails three sticks of gum to everyone listed in telephone directories (1.5m)1919 – Wrigley repeats sending gum to everyone listed in directories (7million)
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Wrigley mailed two sticks of gum to 750,000 22-year-olds every year on their birthdays. At one time during the early 1900s each of the 62,200 street and subway train cars in America carried a Wrigley’s poster1919 – Wrigley Purchases Santa Catalina Island 1920 – Wrigley Building in 1924 in Chicago