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February 15th is National Chewing Gum Day!

Posted on February 15, 2019

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Five Food Find about Chewing Gum

Kids in North America spend approximately half a billion dollars on bubble gum every year.

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100,000 tons of bubble gum is chewed every year all around the world.

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Scientists found a 9,000-year- old wad of chewing gum in Sweden.

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A mathematician once calculated and figured out that the energy Americans expend everyday when chewing bubble gum was enough to light a city of ten million people.

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It is believed that ancient Greeks found relief from stress by chewing a gum that was made from a resin.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1758 Benjamin Jackson advertised mustard for sale for the first time in America. The advertisement was in the Philadelphia Chronicle, and claimed Jackson was the first and only manufacturer of mustard in America
  • 1809 Cyrus Hall McCormick was born. McCormick is credited with the development of the first mechanical reaper.
  • 1957 ‘The Banana Boat Song’ (Day-O) by Harry Belafonte is number one on the charts.
  • 1965 Canada adopted its new red & white flag with a red maple leaf in the center.

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February 15th is National Chewing Gum Day!

Posted on February 15, 2017

High-res version

Five Food Find about Chewing Gum

Kids in North America spend approximately half a billion dollars on bubble gum every year.

maxresdefault1

100,000 tons of bubble gum is chewed every year all around the world.

0993fb024232491e

Scientists found a 9,000-year- old wad of chewing gum in Sweden.

source1

A mathematician once calculated and figured out that the energy Americans expend everyday when chewing bubble gum was enough to light a city of ten million people.

giphy15

It is believed that ancient Greeks found relief from stress by chewing a gum that was made from a resin.

bubble-gum-diy

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1758 Benjamin Jackson advertised mustard for sale for the first time in America. The advertisement was in the Philadelphia Chronicle, and claimed Jackson was the first and only manufacturer of mustard in America
  • 1809 Cyrus Hall McCormick was born. McCormick is credited with the development of the first mechanical reaper.
  • 1957 ‘The Banana Boat Song’ (Day-O) by Harry Belafonte is number one on the charts.
  • 1965 Canada adopted its new red & white flag with a red maple leaf in the center.

The OFFICIAL February ‘Food Holiday’ list

Posted on February 13, 2019

february-calendarCanned Food Month
National Chocolate Lovers Month
National Cherry Month 
National Grapefruit Month
National Snack Food Month
National Potato Lovers Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
!st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week
3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend
“Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork Rind Day (aka National Pork Rind Appreciation Day)
Daily Holidays

Pork Rind Appreciation Day*
February 8
National Molasses Bar Day
February 12
National Plum Pudding Day
(National PB&J Day)
February 13
National Cheddar Day
National Tortellini Day
February 15 
National Gumdrop Day
February 16 
National Almond Day
February 20 
National Cherry Pie Day
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February 21 
February 22
February 23 
National Chili Day
National Banana Bread Day
February 27 

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