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Who Won The Great Gum Taste Test

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 11/17/11 09:02 AM ET

New York Magazine:

It seems that new kinds of chewing gum proliferate daily, with bodega cash registers now besieged by both the classic brands and tortured-sounding variations thereon (Trident, Trident White, Trident White Kiwi-Peppermint Hurricane Explosion, and so on). We decided to determine the best of each genre--mint, fruit, and bubblegum--by doing a comprehensive taste test. We scoured specialty food boutiques and health-food stores and enlisted the giant candy companies (Wrigley, Cadbury Adams) to send us their full range. Then we assembled a panel of enthusiastic, strong-jawed in-house volunteers and started a two-round testing system.

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Filed by Anya Strzemien  |