The Only Juicy Fruit and Wrigleys Spearmint Gums Resources You Will Ever Need

Juicy Fruit & Wrigleys Spearmint Gums

are more than 100 years old

1891 – Present


William Wrigley Jr. came to Chicago in the spring of 1891. He was 29 years old, started out selling soap.  When baking powder proved to be more popular than soap, he switched to the baking powder business.

In 1892 the idea of offering two free packages of chewing gum with each can of baking powder. 

 In 1893 a new gum called Juicy Fruit was introduced  the world’s most popular and successful chewing gum business.  uicy Fruit, the oldest brand in the Wrigley family, was launched just a few months ahead of Wrigley’s Spearmint. 

Juicy Fruit and Wrigleys Spearmint gums are more than 100 years old! Wrigley has been delighting consumers with fun, innovative, high-quality products for over 100 years.



 Juicy Fruit can be found across the globe in countries including Canada, Germany, Thailand, Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.  Wrigley’s Spearmint one of 20 different gums then being produced by the company  became the best-selling chewing gum in the United States.

James Mtume released as the lead-off single from Mtume’s third album, also titled Juicy Fruit. It features keyboards by legendary Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist/arranger Bernie Worrell and vocals by the legendary Tawatha Agee.

The song “Juicy Fruit” is a staple Hip Hop sample. It is sampled in the following songs:


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