Who does not like chewing gum? Chewing gum has a characteristic that can be made a bubble and is sticky. With chewing gum, WE feel relaxed, help us digest food, calm the nerves, and can prevent seasickness.
The color is diverse and has a particular flavor. Chewing gum is a snack food product which is basically made of natural latex or synthetic rubber known as poliisobutilen. Until now the history of chewing gum is still unclear, but for thousands of years, all over the world chewing gum plant as a snack or a clean mouth. Native of Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico was the first chewing gum.
At that time they chew gum without flavor, namely cikili, white sap of the sapodila tree are boiled and hardened. This habit extends to the United States. Wrapped gum was first introduced in 1848.
Chewing gum is made and a kind of pine tree sap, Something like chew by Native Americans centuries ago. John Curtis and his brother cultivate it and the gum called Maine Pure State of Spruce Gum. Although it tastes bitter, but still sell well because the price is very cheap.
Curtis then gave a sense of paraffin. Manufacture of chewing gum is growing. In 1871, Thomas Adams received a patent for the manufacture of gum-making machine. In the 1890s, William Wrigley Jr. was initially create with the invention, Wrigley's Juice Fruit and Spearmint. This gum was launched in 1893.
In 1906, Frank Fleer created chewing gum, although it is still very wet and easily slipped out of the mouth when chewed. In 1928, the company accountant, Walter Diemers constantly updating recipes and finally found a recipe for chewing gum. *** [SEPTI | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 24052012]Note: This blog can be accessed via your smart phone.