Whether it’s bubblegum, mint, cinnamon or fruity flavors, chewing gum is one of the world’s most ubiquitous habits with nearly 100,000 tons consumed per year.
Did you know that chewing gum is almost 5oo years old and used to be made out of tree leaves?
Fact or Fiction?
*Click here to read more about the history of chewing gum. And click here to read our Kids’ Blog version.
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