Fun Facts About Chewing Gum

Few treats are nicer than gum. With numerous flavors and colors, chewing gum is an all-time favorite everywhere. In fact, it has been a favorite for a long time: An ancient version of it was originally created in the Neolithic period and used to be made from birch bark tar. But a lot has changed since then. Here are our favorite facts about chewing gum.

Most Popular Flavors

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The three most popular flavors of chewing gum nowadays are spearmint, peppermint, and wintergreen. According to a 2020 research, 69.44 million Americans prefer spearmint-flavored gum, 62.91 prefer peppermint, and 50.55 prefer wintergreen.