Fun&Funk Team | A Crash Course on Creativity 2013Standford UniversityChewing GumWhat else ?Sunday, May 12, 13
Back in time• Chewing gum in various formshas existed since at least 5,000years ago during theNeolithic.The ancient Aztecs...
In recent time• The American Indians chewedresin made from the sap ofspruce trees.Around 1850 agum made from paraffin waxwa...
Some figures..• Number of sticks of chewinggum made every year 3.74trillion.• Tons of chewing gum consumedeach year 100,000...
Surprising benefits• Chewing Gum can help youconcentrate.• Mint gum can wake you up.• Chewing increases blood flowto the bra...
Focus on Taste and Smell• In 1880,William Whiteproduced the first flavoredgum,Yucatan.• From that first moment topresent time...
How can OPEC help us to enjoy deliciousfood even more?Chewing gum is made fromsynthetic rubber, which inturn is made from ...
Gum!!! Not just for chewing• Consuming food takes more than 10percent of our life. Food is a primalsource of energy.• Not ...
Gums taste-testers make cookinglessons incredibly more effectiveSunday, May 12, 13
You can try Before you by...Scare of new discoveries ?Just chew and taste !Sunday, May 12, 13
No more disappointed clientsNot guessed properly yourlast meal order ?When it´s time to order....taste the flavour in advan...
Enjoy health-friendly deliciousTraditional beautifulcherry on top of yourcake in fact is chewinggum, which is extremelyhel...
Gum flower on everyBeautiful flowers – chewing gums,can make your teeth even morehealthierSunday, May 12, 13
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  1. 1. Fun&Funk Team | A Crash Course on Creativity 2013Standford UniversityChewing GumWhat else ?Sunday, May 12, 13
  2. 2. Back in time• Chewing gum in various formshas existed since at least 5,000years ago during theNeolithic.The ancient Aztecsused chicle as a base.• The Greeks chewed gum, madefrom the resin of the mastictree and many other cultureshave chewed gum-likesubstances made from plants,grasses, and resins.Sunday, May 12, 13
  3. 3. In recent time• The American Indians chewedresin made from the sap ofspruce trees.Around 1850 agum made from paraffin waxwas developed.• Modern chewing gum was firstdeveloped in the 1860s whenchicle was imported fromMexico for use as a rubbersubstitute Synthetic gums werefirst introduced after chicle nolonger satisfied the needs ofmaking good chewing gumSunday, May 12, 13
  4. 4. Some figures..• Number of sticks of chewinggum made every year 3.74trillion.• Tons of chewing gum consumedeach year 100,000 T.• Total time gum would bechewed every year if each pieceof gum was chewed for 30 min,187 billion hours.• Oldest piece of chewing gum is9000 years.Sunday, May 12, 13
  5. 5. Surprising benefits• Chewing Gum can help youconcentrate.• Mint gum can wake you up.• Chewing increases blood flowto the brain.• Gum chewing helps you payAttention.• Chewing gum can reducecravings for sweets.• Chewing can prevent acidreflux.Sunday, May 12, 13
  6. 6. Focus on Taste and Smell• In 1880,William Whiteproduced the first flavoredgum,Yucatan.• From that first moment topresent time, several techniqueshad been developed to providenatural taste, and evenbiotechnology has arosen in thethe industry to provide naturalflavours wich are strong enoughto flavour the gumSunday, May 12, 13
  7. 7. How can OPEC help us to enjoy deliciousfood even more?Chewing gum is made fromsynthetic rubber, which inturn is made from oil, whichcomes from OPEC.Sunday, May 12, 13
  8. 8. Gum!!! Not just for chewing• Consuming food takes more than 10percent of our life. Food is a primalsource of energy.• Not surprisingly we havetransformed it into an art.• How can we improve this loftyprocess furthermore?• Chewing gum can be a creative wayto identify the flavour of food.• Don`t you ever have any doubts in arestaurant when it is time to order ?• May you taste that strange ice creamflavour before you by it ?• And what about that strange newspice that you want to use toinnovate your favourite meal?Sunday, May 12, 13
  9. 9. Gums taste-testers make cookinglessons incredibly more effectiveSunday, May 12, 13
  10. 10. You can try Before you by...Scare of new discoveries ?Just chew and taste !Sunday, May 12, 13
  11. 11. No more disappointed clientsNot guessed properly yourlast meal order ?When it´s time to order....taste the flavour in advanceSunday, May 12, 13
  12. 12. Enjoy health-friendly deliciousTraditional beautifulcherry on top of yourcake in fact is chewinggum, which is extremelyhelpful after tasty dessertto keep your teeth helthySunday, May 12, 13
  13. 13. Gum flower on everyBeautiful flowers – chewing gums,can make your teeth even morehealthierSunday, May 12, 13

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