There is no scientific answer to which chewing gum holds its flavor the longest. However, mint and cinnamon gums last much longer than fruit-flavored gums, due to their strong flavor and aroma, according to education.com.
The enzymes in saliva begin to erode the flavor in chewing gum almost immediately, but the preservatives added during the manufacturing process act to slow the loss of flavor. Some chewing gum manufacturers claim their products can hold flavor for several hours. Cadbury's Stride and Wrigley's 5 brands are popular for flavor retention. The question of which chewing gum lasts the longest is a common project in school science fairs.Learn More
Mint-flavored gum lasts longer than fruit-flavored gum, as determined by tests reported by Education.com. The project was carried out by school children using three unnamed packs of fruit-flavored gum and three unnamed packs of mint-flavored gum.Full Answer >
Chewing gums without aspartame include Sugar-Free Glee Gum, Pur Gum, Spry and Peppersmith Chewing Gum. These sugar-free gums contain xylitol rather than aspartame. Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol, so many people prefer it to aspartame. Xylitol also helps to slow the growth of bacteria.Full Answer >
Orbit gum does not use rice paper for its gum wrappers. Orbit's gum wrappers are made from food-grade wax paper, which is not meant to be consumed.Full Answer >
The slogan for Doublemint Gum is, "Double Your Pleasure. Double Your Fun." Wrigley's formerly used the slogan "Doublemint, Double Good" on billboards.Full Answer >