Introduced by the Thomas Adams Company in 1914, Clove chewing gum is one of the oldest brands in American history and was one of the first of its kind to use chicle, a resin from the sarsaparilla tree as its main base. In 1856, spruce resin was the only base available, so when the former president of Mexico moved north, bringing with him chicle, it piqued the interest of businessman Thomas Adams, and soon, a burgeoning confectionery was born. After patenting his new chewable treat in 1871, Adams set forth on producing his product for the masses. These unique clove-flavored sticks are the longest-running brand on the market and are currently made by Gerrit J Verburg, who also produces two other nostalgic products known as Beemans and Blackjack gum.
If you love the feeling of nostalgia, or just want something simple, delicious, and made the old-fashioned way, clove flavored chewing gum is the treat for you! This vintage gum has a subtle spiciness that isn’t as strong as cinnamon, and is a perfect alternative for those who are tired of the same old minty taste that’s typical in today’s products! Because it’s sometimes hard to find, the bulk sizes of Clove gum for sale at Candy Warehouse are a great way to ensure you never run out! We have a 20-pack box available, as well as an antique-like gift tin filled with 10 packs of this soft and slightly spicy treat! These icons in history are ideal for retro-themed parties, as gifts for nostalgia fans, or to have on hand when you want to sink your teeth into something unique and delicious!
Fun Fact- As you browse the selection of clove gum in bulk at Candy Warehouse, you might be interested to know that a little bit of scandal is sprinkled throughout the history of this treat! Because clove gum ingredients included cloves, which are the aromatic flower buds of a tree native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, this nostalgic candy had enough zesty flavor to make it popular during the prohibition era. Why was it so trendy at that particular time? According to urban legend, its breath-freshening abilities were said to be