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What are some great bubble gum flavored foods?

What are some great bubble gum flavored foods?

Companies and people constantly experiment with bubble gum flavoring, many would say they should stop meddling. I would say the top spot has to go to Ice Cream, who doesn't like some delicious bubblegum ice cream? Other things, not so much. Here are some others:...

What kind of bubble gum taboos exist in the world?

What kind of bubble gum taboos exist in the world?

First off, what is a taboo? This is defined as: "A social or religious custom prohibiting or forbidding discussion of a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing." Culture creates taboos from almost anything these days. So...

Switching from candy to sugar free gum

Switching from candy to sugar free gum

If you are like many people, candy is a large part of life. Everyone is aware of the health issues involved, but we keep eating it! So what are a few tips and tricks you can use to wean off of candy? First step: Ease of access If candy is prevalent around the home or...

Is Gum Bad For Your Health?

Is Gum Bad For Your Health?

Treating ourselves to a piece of bubble gum or a candy bar is one of the things we do mindlessly to satisfy our craving for something with a sweet taste. We do this while carrying out our daily activities, anywhere and anytime. However, the myth surrounding bubble gum...

New Gum Products for 2017

New Gum Products for 2017

Even with a slow down in global sales, gum products are still going strong. Here are the top products for 2017! The latest in a trend for delicious and healthy is First Orbit White soft chew: This is one of the first gums trying to be healthy (in that it cleans your...

Top Gum Flavors of 2017

If you have been to a grocery store in 2017, you can see that gum is still the main stay of the checkout aisle (but protein bars are starting to push it out). What does it mean to be the Top Gum (not Top Gun that's an entirely different blog). Well in our opinion it's...

Top Alternatives to Candy and Gums

Top Alternatives to Candy and Gums

This may seem counter-intuitive to talk about things that are alternatives to this blog, but we want to cover all aspects of "treats". What other things can you use as a reward instead of candy or chewing gum? Well turns out there are tons of things! Here are some of...

Does gum really fight bad breath?

Does gum really fight bad breath?

Many people chew gum to help with their bad breath, but does it actually change anything or just mask it? We have all had them, the boss or co-worker that has coffee breath and it's just painful. Constantly offering them gum doesn't seem to do the trick. But would it...

The future of bubble gum and candy

The future of bubble gum and candy

Do you see a future in bubble gum, or candy in general? As children, candy and gum is one of our main life fulfillment's. We constantly strive to find candy. Kids in this day and age seem to want more complex candy (bars, etc) than the simple one piece items. This...

Number of gum flavors in the world

Number of gum flavors in the world

It is almost impossible to find the exact number, but there are millions. Each company has their own proprietary mix of flavor profiles, and there are many different chemical combinations to achieve flavor. Did you know bubble gum is a flavor of Pepto-Bismol? Mmmm...