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Bubble Gum Evolution
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Sales The Product Inventions Bubble Gum In 1928, an employee of the Frank H. Fleer Company, Walter Diemer invented the successful pink colored Double Bubble, bubble gum. The very first bubble gum was invented by Frank Henry Fleer in 1906. He called it Blibber-Blubber. Fleer's recipe was later perfected by Walter Diemer, who called his product Double Bubble. http://history1900s.about.com/od/1920s/qt/bubblegum.htm Bibliography Ancient Times In 1848, John B. Curtis made and sold the first commercial chewing gum called the State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum.
By 1888, Thomas Adams' chewing gum called Tutti-Frutti became the first chew to be sold in a vending machine. The machines were located in a New York City subway station.
In 1899, Dentyne gum was created by New York druggist Franklin V. Canning.
In 1914, Wrigley Doublemint brand was created. Inventors Cycle Resources The ancient Greeks chewed mastiche - a chewing gum made from the resin of the mastic tree.
The ancient Mayans chewed chicle which is the sap from the sapodilla tree.
North American Indians chewed the sap from spruce trees and passed the habit along to the settlers.
Early American settlers made a chewing gum from spruce sap and beeswax. In 1871, Thomas Adams patented a machine for the manufacture of gum.
In 1880, John Colgan invented a way to make chewing gum taste better for a longer period of time while being chewed. 20th century Gum 21st Century Gum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubblegum http://inventors.about.com/od/gstartinventions/a/gum.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_E._Diemer