The Wrigley Company, the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of chewing gum, was founded 128 years ago today by William Wrigley Jr. Initially, Wrigley Jr. began packaging chewing gum with each can of baking powder. The chewing gum eventually became more popular than the baking powder and Wrigley’s reoriented the company to produce the gum. […]

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