Sample lesson plans, candy histories, fun facts, and tasty tidbits. Lots to chew on!
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Chicle and Sustainability
We believe that consumers can make a big difference in determining the fate of the earth. A good starting point is to learn where products come from and how they get to other parts of the world. Here’s the story of chicle. Read More.
Rooting for the Rainforest
Picture yourself walking through a lush green forest. The heat is intense; sweat beads up on your skin and trickles down your back. Moisture is everywhere— dripping off the leaves, forming pools on the forest floor, and creating a mist in the air. Read More.
Gooey Tale of Gummies
Gummies are delicious, with a texture unlike any other candy. What is the secret to this gooey, goopy, tasty treat? The answer can be found in the Philippines and other coastal regions of Asia. Read More.
Sticky History of Chewing Gum
When you pop a piece of gum into your mouth, you’re more likely to be concerned with its taste and bubble capabilities than with its history. But if you were to wonder about the origins of your gum, you’d have a lot more to chew on. Read More.