How Do They Make Bubblegum?

Here's a surprising fact: our ancestors have been chewing gum for thousands of years. Traditionally, the chewy part of gum comes from tree resin. But modern bubblegum is based on synthetic materials, including digestion-safe plastics and rubbers. Here's how the whole thing comes together, plus some bonus material about how cool gum is.

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Written by Curiosity Staff May 25, 2017