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By Kelsey Winters
Invention ofInvention of
BubblegumBubblegum
Bubble gum was first invented by Frank Fleer inBubble gum was first invented b...
HistoryHistory
Gum has a history that spans all the way back to theGum has a history that spans all the way back to the
an...
Gum TimelineGum Timeline
Early years:
Chewed resin of
Mastic Tree, sap
from spruce tree,
sap from sapodilla
tree, and bees...
FlavoursFlavours
There are many great gum flavours that peopleThere are many great gum flavours that people
enjoy, These i...
CompaniesCompanies
There are many gum companies around the world, inThere are many gum companies around the world, in
plac...
How to Blow a BubbleHow to Blow a Bubble
 Step 1-buy bubble gum, which is specifically madeStep 1-buy bubble gum, which i...
Fun FactsFun Facts
The biggest piece of chewing gum ever made, was equivalentThe biggest piece of chewing gum ever made, w...
How to Make BubblegumHow to Make Bubblegum
You start with a gum base that you melt at aboutYou start with a gum base that ...
Bubble gum is used in so many things,Bubble gum is used in so many things,
for example, you can even find bubble gumfor ex...
If you were paying attention during myIf you were paying attention during my
presentation, The answers will comepresentati...
Question 1Question 1
Who blew the largest bubble ever thatWho blew the largest bubble ever that
was 23 inches?was 23 inche...
Question 2Question 2
How many pieces was the largestHow many pieces was the largest
piece of chewing gum equivalent to?pie...
Question 3Question 3
About how much money do NorthAbout how much money do North
American kids spend on bubble gumAmerican ...
Question 4Question 4
What type of food can help removeWhat type of food can help remove
bubble gum from your hair?bubble g...
Question 5Question 5
How many flavours of bubble gum areHow many flavours of bubble gum are
there?there?
Question 6Question 6
Who invented dubble bubble gum?Who invented dubble bubble gum?
Question 7Question 7
What are the most popular flavours ofWhat are the most popular flavours of
bubble gum?bubble gum?
Question 8Question 8
What type of gum did JapaneseWhat type of gum did Japanese
chemists invent?chemists invent?
Question 9Question 9
What was the first bubblegum inventedWhat was the first bubblegum invented
called?called?
Question 10Question 10
Why did Walter Diemer use pink foodWhy did Walter Diemer use pink food
colouring for his gum?colour...
BibliographyBibliography
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 http://cdnet.myxer.com/tn/c/594618/small/?t=20080813143231http://cdnet.myxer...
More BibliographyMore Bibliography
 http://playdate.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83579f4c769e2011570ac92e9970c-80http://playdate.t...
Still More BibliographyStill More Bibliography
 http://www.gumball.com/images/products/display/LYPC/classic-bubble-gum-ht...
Bibliography (again)Bibliography (again)
 http://www.scientificamerican.com/media/inline/8FA2DE22-E7F2-99DF-3F1Dhttp://ww...
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 http://www.todocandy.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/dubble-bubbhttp://www.todocandy.com/wp-cont...
Last BibliographyLast Bibliography
 http://www.buzzle.com/articles/chewing-gum-facts.htmlhttp://www.buzzle.com/articles/c...
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  1. 1. By Kelsey Winters
  2. 2. Invention ofInvention of BubblegumBubblegum Bubble gum was first invented by Frank Fleer inBubble gum was first invented by Frank Fleer in 1906. He called his bubble gum Blibber-Blubber Gum,1906. He called his bubble gum Blibber-Blubber Gum, though, it was never sold. William Wrigley, Jr. andthough, it was never sold. William Wrigley, Jr. and Henry Fleer invented the Wrigley Doublemint brand ofHenry Fleer invented the Wrigley Doublemint brand of gum in 1914. This chewing gum was the first to havegum in 1914. This chewing gum was the first to have flavor, mint and fruit. The first pink coloured Dubbleflavor, mint and fruit. The first pink coloured Dubble Bubble bubble gum was invented by Walter Diemer inBubble bubble gum was invented by Walter Diemer in 1928. over a million and a half dollars were earned1928. over a million and a half dollars were earned from Walter Diemer’s successful gum. Walter Diemerfrom Walter Diemer’s successful gum. Walter Diemer actually made the gum by mistake. "It was anactually made the gum by mistake. "It was an accident." "I was doing something else," Mr. Diemeraccident." "I was doing something else," Mr. Diemer said, "and ended up with something with bubbles."said, "and ended up with something with bubbles." The reason most bubble gum is pink today is becauseThe reason most bubble gum is pink today is because Walter Diemer only had pink food colouring in hisWalter Diemer only had pink food colouring in his factory when he made the gum, so he used it.factory when he made the gum, so he used it. Walter Diemer
  3. 3. HistoryHistory Gum has a history that spans all the way back to theGum has a history that spans all the way back to the ancient Greeks. The ancient Greeks chewed the resinancient Greeks. The ancient Greeks chewed the resin from mastic trees, while the ancient Mayans chewed sapfrom mastic trees, while the ancient Mayans chewed sap from the sapodilla tree, which is also known as chicle.from the sapodilla tree, which is also known as chicle. North American Indians chewed sap as well, but fromNorth American Indians chewed sap as well, but from spruce trees, and they passed this habit on to settlers.spruce trees, and they passed this habit on to settlers. These early American settlers continued the habit ofThese early American settlers continued the habit of chewing sap from the spruce trees, but they alsochewing sap from the spruce trees, but they also chewed beeswax. Finally, in 1848, the first commercialchewed beeswax. Finally, in 1848, the first commercial chewing gum was sold and made by John B. Curtis.chewing gum was sold and made by John B. Curtis. Using similar materials, and following the example JohnUsing similar materials, and following the example John made, more and more people began to improve gum,made, more and more people began to improve gum, until it was like it is now. People also started thinking ofuntil it was like it is now. People also started thinking of smarter ways to sell their gum. For example, Thomassmarter ways to sell their gum. For example, Thomas Adams was the first to put gum into vending machines inAdams was the first to put gum into vending machines in the year 1888, and in 1880 John Colgan created a newthe year 1888, and in 1880 John Colgan created a new way to make gum have lots of flavour, and taste better,way to make gum have lots of flavour, and taste better, for a longer period of time when being chewedfor a longer period of time when being chewed.. Sapodilla Tree Beeswax
  4. 4. Gum TimelineGum Timeline Early years: Chewed resin of Mastic Tree, sap from spruce tree, sap from sapodilla tree, and beeswax. 1848: First commercial chewing gum made 1850: Started selling flavoured paraffin gum 1880: Invented new way to make gum taste better for a longer period of time 1888: Tutti Frutti became the first gum to be sold in vending machines 1906: First bubblegum invented 1928: Walter Diemer invented Dubble Bubble bubble gum
  5. 5. FlavoursFlavours There are many great gum flavours that peopleThere are many great gum flavours that people enjoy, These include cherry, grape, watermelon,enjoy, These include cherry, grape, watermelon, strawberry, sour apple, cotton candy, spearmint,strawberry, sour apple, cotton candy, spearmint, juicy fruit, raspberry, tangerine, mango, cinnamon,juicy fruit, raspberry, tangerine, mango, cinnamon, peppermint, winter-green, licorice, winter-mint,peppermint, winter-green, licorice, winter-mint, citrus mint, lemon, blue raspberry, twist tornado,citrus mint, lemon, blue raspberry, twist tornado, paradise, chocolate, vanilla, cherry/lemonade,paradise, chocolate, vanilla, cherry/lemonade, grape/berry, double berry, watermelon/strawberry,grape/berry, double berry, watermelon/strawberry, raspberry/lemon, raspberry/peppermint, and tropicalraspberry/lemon, raspberry/peppermint, and tropical twist.twist. There are 187 flavours of bubble gum.There are 187 flavours of bubble gum.
  6. 6. CompaniesCompanies There are many gum companies around the world, inThere are many gum companies around the world, in places like the USA, (5), UK, (Cinnaburst), Canada, (Dubbleplaces like the USA, (5), UK, (Cinnaburst), Canada, (Dubble Bubble), Australia, (Eclipse Ice) New Zealand, (Eclipse Ice),Bubble), Australia, (Eclipse Ice) New Zealand, (Eclipse Ice), Japan, (Fusen Gum), Portugel, (Gorilla), Pakistan, (Hilal),Japan, (Fusen Gum), Portugel, (Gorilla), Pakistan, (Hilal), Finland, (Jenkki), Netherlands, (Mentos), and Denmark,Finland, (Jenkki), Netherlands, (Mentos), and Denmark, (Stimorol). There are much more brands of bubblegum gum(Stimorol). There are much more brands of bubblegum gum though. For example, Bubble Yum, Chiclets, Dentyne,though. For example, Bubble Yum, Chiclets, Dentyne, Doublemint, Eclipse, Excel, Europe, Extra, Freedent, HubbaDoublemint, Eclipse, Excel, Europe, Extra, Freedent, Hubba Bubba, Hoodia Gum, Ice Breakers, Juicy Fruit, Kallas, Lotte,Bubba, Hoodia Gum, Ice Breakers, Juicy Fruit, Kallas, Lotte, Orbit, Peppersmith Chewing Gum, Razzles, Spry, Tidal Wave,Orbit, Peppersmith Chewing Gum, Razzles, Spry, Tidal Wave, Think Gum, Stride, Trident, Vibe Energy Gum, Winterfresh,Think Gum, Stride, Trident, Vibe Energy Gum, Winterfresh, Wrigley’s Spearmint, Zapp Gum, Zoft Gum, Big Red, andWrigley’s Spearmint, Zapp Gum, Zoft Gum, Big Red, and Fruit Stripe GumFruit Stripe Gum
  7. 7. How to Blow a BubbleHow to Blow a Bubble  Step 1-buy bubble gum, which is specifically madeStep 1-buy bubble gum, which is specifically made for blowing bubblesfor blowing bubbles  Step 2- Take one piece of gum (or more for a largerStep 2- Take one piece of gum (or more for a larger bubble) and chew it for about 2 minute to make itbubble) and chew it for about 2 minute to make it soft, and to get rid of the flavourings (causes thesoft, and to get rid of the flavourings (causes the gum to pop easier).gum to pop easier).  Step 3-Move the gum to the front of your teeth in aStep 3-Move the gum to the front of your teeth in a flattened shape (flatten it by pushing it against theflattened shape (flatten it by pushing it against the roof of your mouth, or teeth) push through the gumroof of your mouth, or teeth) push through the gum using your tongue.using your tongue.  Step 4- With your lips, hold the thin layer of gum inStep 4- With your lips, hold the thin layer of gum in place, and blow until a bubble appears (blow gently)place, and blow until a bubble appears (blow gently)
  8. 8. Fun FactsFun Facts The biggest piece of chewing gum ever made, was equivalentThe biggest piece of chewing gum ever made, was equivalent to 10,000 piecesto 10,000 pieces The most popular chewing gum flavours today are Cinnamon,The most popular chewing gum flavours today are Cinnamon, Spearmint and PeppermintSpearmint and Peppermint Japanese chemists have invented a type of gum known asJapanese chemists have invented a type of gum known as Mood Gum. Mood gum works very much like mood rings. ItMood Gum. Mood gum works very much like mood rings. It changes color when you're happy, sad, angry, and otherchanges color when you're happy, sad, angry, and other moodsmoods North American children spend about half a billion dollars onNorth American children spend about half a billion dollars on bubble gum every single year.bubble gum every single year. The largest gum bubble was about 23 inches long, and blownThe largest gum bubble was about 23 inches long, and blown by Susan Montgomery!by Susan Montgomery! Peanut butter can be used to remove gum from your hairPeanut butter can be used to remove gum from your hair Gum is said to keep you from crying, and to reduce stress,Gum is said to keep you from crying, and to reduce stress, and help you concentrateand help you concentrate Dubble Bubble bubble gum features comic strips insideDubble Bubble bubble gum features comic strips inside certain wrapperscertain wrappers Susan Montgomery
  9. 9. How to Make BubblegumHow to Make Bubblegum You start with a gum base that you melt at aboutYou start with a gum base that you melt at about 115 C. Once ready, filter it through a fine mesh115 C. Once ready, filter it through a fine mesh screen. The next step, is to separate dissolvedscreen. The next step, is to separate dissolved particles in a centrifuge, and then the base is furtherparticles in a centrifuge, and then the base is further filtered. The base is then put into mixing vats.filtered. The base is then put into mixing vats. Ingredients that may be added include powderedIngredients that may be added include powdered sugar, corn syrup/glucose, softeners, foodsugar, corn syrup/glucose, softeners, food colourings, flavourings, and preservatives. Thecolourings, flavourings, and preservatives. The mixture is then cooled on cooling belts. Oncemixture is then cooled on cooling belts. Once frozen, the gum is then put to the side to settle forfrozen, the gum is then put to the side to settle for approximately 24-48 hours. These are directions onapproximately 24-48 hours. These are directions on how to make simple gum, coated gum undergoeshow to make simple gum, coated gum undergoes further operations. Enjoy your gum!further operations. Enjoy your gum!
  10. 10. Bubble gum is used in so many things,Bubble gum is used in so many things, for example, you can even find bubble gumfor example, you can even find bubble gum in your ice-cream, in lollipops, popsicles,in your ice-cream, in lollipops, popsicles, and even in your favourite movie or TVand even in your favourite movie or TV show. Because of Walter Diemer, we haveshow. Because of Walter Diemer, we have this amazingly popular snack that is lovedthis amazingly popular snack that is loved world wide. So you better be thankful whenworld wide. So you better be thankful when you chew gum, because imagine what theyou chew gum, because imagine what the world would be like without bubblegum.world would be like without bubblegum.
  11. 11. If you were paying attention during myIf you were paying attention during my presentation, The answers will comepresentation, The answers will come easily to youeasily to you..
  12. 12. Question 1Question 1 Who blew the largest bubble ever thatWho blew the largest bubble ever that was 23 inches?was 23 inches?
  13. 13. Question 2Question 2 How many pieces was the largestHow many pieces was the largest piece of chewing gum equivalent to?piece of chewing gum equivalent to?
  14. 14. Question 3Question 3 About how much money do NorthAbout how much money do North American kids spend on bubble gumAmerican kids spend on bubble gum each year?each year?
  15. 15. Question 4Question 4 What type of food can help removeWhat type of food can help remove bubble gum from your hair?bubble gum from your hair?
  16. 16. Question 5Question 5 How many flavours of bubble gum areHow many flavours of bubble gum are there?there?
  17. 17. Question 6Question 6 Who invented dubble bubble gum?Who invented dubble bubble gum?
  18. 18. Question 7Question 7 What are the most popular flavours ofWhat are the most popular flavours of bubble gum?bubble gum?
  19. 19. Question 8Question 8 What type of gum did JapaneseWhat type of gum did Japanese chemists invent?chemists invent?
  20. 20. Question 9Question 9 What was the first bubblegum inventedWhat was the first bubblegum invented called?called?
  21. 21. Question 10Question 10 Why did Walter Diemer use pink foodWhy did Walter Diemer use pink food colouring for his gum?colouring for his gum?
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