Classic bubble gum machine

Bubble Gum

By ColinL4
  • First commercial chewing gum

    First commercial chewing gum
    John B. Curtis made the first commercial chewing gum called State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum
  • paraffin gums

    paraffin gums
    Curtis started selling flavored paraffin gums becoming more popular than spruce gums
  • chewing gum patent

    chewing gum patent
    William Finley Semple became the first person to patent a chewing gum
  • gum machine

    gum machine
    Thomas Adams patented a machine for the manufacture of gum
  • better gum

    better gum
    John Colgan invented a way to make chewing gum taste better for a longer period of time while being chewed
  • dentyne

    Dentyne gum was created by New York druggist Franklin V. Canning
  • double bubble

    double bubble
    an employee of the Frank H. Fleer Company, Walter Diemer invented the successful pink colored Double Bubble, bubble gum