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The Interesting Origin of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit and Spearmint Gum

William Wrigley Jr., the founder of Wrigley’s Chewing Gum, started out working in his father’s soap factory in Philadelphia around 1870. After learning the ins and outs of the business, Wrigley began selling soap for his father in Philadelphia at the age of 18.

In 1891, Wrigley decided to set out on his own at the age of 29 and moved to Chicago, where…

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Daniel Ganninger

Daniel Ganninger

The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com