Topps Company began selling Bazooka bubble gum in its distinctive red-white-and-blue packaging at the end of World War II. It wasn't until 1953 that the company began wrapping a small comic strip around the gum.
The original flavor of Bazooka Joe bubble gum is comprised of glycerine, sugar, natural and artificial flavors, gum base, titanium dioxide, glucose syrup, BHT, citric acid, Red 40 and Red 40 Lake. The Blue Raspberry flavor is comprised of artificial flavors, sugar, citric acid, glucose syrup, aspart
To win Bazooka bubble gum prizes, enter a prize code into the applicable field on BazookaJoe.com. Bazooka bubble gum is not running a contest as of June 2015. Entry rules may vary depending on the nature of a contest.
As of 2015, prices for boxes of 12-packs of sugar-free Bazooka bubble gum range from $18.75 at WholesaleCandyStore.com to $29 at CandyFavorites.com. Wholesale Candy Store requires buyers to have a retail license. These items contain 12 individual packs, each containing approximately 20 pieces of gum
One fact about bubble gum is that it is one of the oldest candies in the world. People from every culture have chewed various gums, resins and latex plant secretions for thousands of years.
Some fun experiments to undertake with bubble gum include testing whether or not sugar content affects maximum bubble size and testing which bubble gum stretches the most after being chewed. Both of these experiments are designed to help understand the scientific method by forming and testing a hypo
As of 2015, Bazooka Joe bubblegum is still being produced by the Bazooka Candy Brands division of the Topps company located in Brooklyn, New York. With a new shape, flavors and packaging, the gum has changed since first appearing after World War II.
Antique and vintage gumball machines can be found online at eBay.com and could also be available via private sellers and live auctions. The American Gumball Machine Company stocks both antique and new gumball machines.
Two of the best major brands of bubble gum for blowing the biggest bubbles are Double Bubble and Bazooka. Surprisingly, these less popular brands of bubble gum blow the biggest bubbles.
Gum disease refers to inflammation of the soft tissues that surround the teeth as a result of the accumulation of plaque on the gum line. The plague forms from a mix of saliva, food particles and bacteria. The other name for gum disease is gingivitis.