10 most unusual chewing gum
Energy, mental, wine, cedar and other gum taste and possibilities that can surprise.
Chewing gum The world's first 164 went on sale a year ago. Production of resin pieces forged employed John Curtis. However, despite the uniqueness of its product, the businessman has not fared too well. Unsightly appearance and poor sanitation product deterred most of the buyers. predecessor error taken into account Thomas Adams, who in 1869 made his own version of the rubber gum. New from Adams liking Americans, and in 1870 it was sold about 100 000 pieces of gum.
Today, chewing gum has become one of the most common food products in the world. In America alone to buy it spent more than $ 2 billion a year. The number in the tens of chewing gum manufacturers in the world, and the number of produced types and flavors - hundreds of whom Forbes magazine has selected 10 unusual gum, worthy to try them.
Price: £ 1, 95
Energy, immediately after his appearance entered with coffee in the fight for the title of the main invigorating drink recently were themselves forced to make room. In their place came the world's first energy chewing gum, causing a burst of energy and increases efficiency of the body within 10 minutes after chewing. One pad Blitz Energy Gum contains 55 mg of caffeine, which is uniformly over the entire surface and inside the cud. In addition, the chewing gum is rich in B vitamins and taurine. Blitz Energy Gum is produced with taste of cinnamon and mint. Chew it every time after meals to freshen breath, the manufacturer does not recommend: should limit consumption of 2-4 pads per day, chew it is best with a break of 3-4 hours.
Natural cedar gum
Price: 39 rubles
Small pieces of resin, discovered by archaeologists on excavations of ancient settlements, helped establish that the habit of chewing gum was born at the dawn of civilization. The ancient Greeks chewed mastic, and North American Indians - the resin of coniferous trees. No exception and our ancestors. In Siberia since ancient times as a gum resin used cedar, which you can try today.
Chewing gum with an affectionate name and repellent type plates in black is an environmentally friendly product. "Siberian smolushka" does not contain preservatives, flavorings, sweeteners and dyes, and consists of only natural resin Siberian larch. Besides the hygienic care of the oral cavity, "Smolushka" and has a bactericidal effect: it is recommended to chew for toothache, stomatitis and even angina.
Acute gum tasteful wasabi
Price: 350 rubles
Wasabi - one of the most popular condiments in Japan, which is prepared from the roots of horseradish. Pungent wasabi traditionally served with sushi and noodle dishes, but never eat alone. But chew recently. A few years ago appeared in the sale of chewing gum Wasabi Gumballs - full flavor analogue Japanese seasonings. Unusual for chewing gum ingredient chosen by chance. The thing that wasabi has antibacterial properties, thereby preventing the development of caries. Only one bright green ball of gum has a strong "charge" a sharp taste, which throws in the heat. Those who had a chance to chew Wasabi Gumballs, admitted that they experienced is not the most pleasant sensations. In addition, the chewing gum Wasabi Gumballs already managed to get into one of the American anti-rating, ranking fifth in the list of the most stupid Christmas gifts.
Price: 500 rubles
Whiten teeth, as well as to dissolve 25% of tartar is now possible by means of two pads gum per day. We are talking about chewing gum Arm & Hammer Dental Care, recommended by US dentists. Professional chewing gum contains sugar. His role is performed by the sweetener xylitol, which effectively combats tooth decay, as well as to reduce the number of calories in chewing gum. The main bleaching ingredient in the Arm & Hammer Dental Care is baking soda.
In clinical studies it has shown that just one month of regular use of dental gum teeth manages to lighten by several shades. For fresh breath responds zinc, which effectively combats the unpleasant odor. Dental gum comes with a minty taste and is sold at a low price, so you can save on a trip to the dentist.
Bubblegum tastefully foie gras
Price: 350 rubles
Since July 1, California enacted a law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of foie gras. Against this background, the producers unusual gum tastefully famous French delicacy has all the chances to increase demand for their goods. Issue gum with the tastes of foods and drinks a few years ago established an American company Archie McPhee. In addition to the chewing gum with taste foie gras, went on sale the cud with taste of bacon, turkey, pumpkins and even beverages such as brine, eggnog and absinthe.
In the manufacture of unusual gum used special technology that allows the capsule placed inside pads with various aromatic additives. They say that such a chewing gum is popular among women, who are watching their own weight. Chewed plate is capable to protect from overeating and reduce appetite.
The wine gum
Price: 215 rubles
One of the latest innovations of the famous British manufacturer of sweets, the company Maynards, became a wine gum Wine Gum. In a choice of five different shape and taste of chewing gum it has been suggested in the manufacture of each of which use dry wine of a certain category. Name of wines, among which were selected port, sherry, claret, burgundy and champagne, relief embossed on each lozenge gum. Focus can be either on a single taste, and "taste" everything by turns, because in one pack Maynards Wine Gum presents all five types of unusual gum.
Wine gum has already become popular not only in his native UK, but also abroad. The increased interest in Maynards Wine Gum show buyers from Islamic countries, where religion prohibits the consumption of alcohol.
Price: 250 rubles
In 2007, 24-year-old graduate student Matt Davidson brought in a Stanford University lab cardboard box with 100 packages of chewing gum Think Gum. Over the unusual formulation of chewing gum, which was conceived Davidson had to improve memory, the future immunologist working on for several years. The final composition of the ingredients included rosemary, mint, extract of the Indian herb Bacopa, guarana and a few items of exotic plants. The result met the expectations of the young inventor: he won the praise of colleagues and chew Think Gum was launched in wide production. Studies conducted by the journal "Appetite", showed that mental chewing gum is able to improve memory by 25%! In addition, it was found that students who regularly chewing Think Gum, better able to absorb information rapidly and focus do not sleep during lectures.
Readily biodegradable gum
Price: $ 16 68
And revolutionary innovation dubbed gum Rev7 immediately after its invention. So flattering epithets awarded gum because it does not stick to the surface, which falls and is easily washed off with water.
The idea of creating an unusual chewing gum was owned by British scientists from the University of Bristol, who were guided by the ideas of practical use. According to the calculations of the London government, the annual cleaning of the sidewalks of gum costs more than 100 thousand pounds, which would be able to save by washing the product with plain water without chemicals. Despite the addition of Rev7 of hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers, non-stick chewing gum taste remained traditional. Today, the market can only find mint chewing gum pads, but in the future the manufacturer is thinking about adding to the lineup of nicotine Rev7 species.
Price: 165 rubles
The world's first chewing gum with flavor was invented in 1884. Add pieces of rubber licorice flavor guessed entrepreneur Thomas Adams, who had already sold his chewing products. One of the drawbacks of new items was unstable flavor of chewing gum, but the issue is resolved by adding to it sugar and corn syrup. The success was immediate, and sales of licorice gum, known as Black Jack, began to grow by leaps and bounds. In addition to the taste of licorice Adams changed the form of chewing gum - instead of pieces and balls were small pencils.
Black Jack chewing gum sold until 1970, when it was discontinued due to low demand. But very soon the Americans get bored of a favorite for many years of chewing gum. In 1986, Black Jack reappeared on the shelves and sold so far.
Chewing gum for weight loss
Price: 450 rubles
Follow the figure and fight against overweight has become easier with the advent of chewing gum Zoft Slim. In addition to the traditional function Zoft Slim breath freshening is able to suppress appetite and thereby contribute to reduction in weight. gum The secret lies in one of its ingredients. based product is Hoodia Gordonii - a cactus from the desert of South Africa. Despite the fact that there are about 20 species of Hoodia, only Hoodia Gordonii contains a natural substance that suppresses hunger in the world. In addition, in the course of investigations, it was found that the plant extract also helps reduce blood glucose and cholesterol. The composition of Zoft Slim contains only natural ingredients, as well as useful for the body vitamins. Of course, the gum itself can not "write off" extra weight, but it will help suppress hunger pangs and reduce the interest in food.