In the following years, Adams and his Chicago business rival William Wrigley improved the mechanical processing of chicle
with sugar, mint, and lilorice flavors and eventually made chewing gum, along with specialty products like bubblegum, breath cleansing gum, and nicotine gum, into kings of the global marketplace.
They also are exploring ways to derive income from the forest without destroying it, through harvesting plants such as xate, a palm used in floral arrangements, which can be collected year-round, and through chicle
, which is harvested September through February, allspice (pimienta gorda), and medicinal plants.
Before joining Mattel in 1980, Amerman was president of the American Chicle
division of Warner Lambert Corp.
The trifecta is completed by one of the most famous football cards in the hobby - a 1935 National Chicle
Bronko Nagurski card.
If the Usumacinta were dammed and flooded, I really don't know how the people of this area would transport their corn, chicle
, allspice and other goods to market," muses Roxan Ortiz, a Guatemalan ecologist who grew up in the Peten and now reintroduces illegally captured mammals to the wild.
Since the turn of the century, the estate has operated as a working plantation with thousands of acres of forest (mahogany, log wood, pine, cedar, santa maria and chicle
trees) and thousands of acres of cultivated agriculture land (coconut, lime and other tropical fruits).
Like Mick and Lucy Fleming, residents of Belize's sparsely-populated interior have historically lived off the land, first through logging or rubber and chicle
tapping, and more recently via cultivated agriculture.
July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A 1935 National Chicle
#24 Bronko Nagurski football card has sold in a private, $240,000 transaction, making it the most valuable football card in existence.
The first trading card set to include NFL players was the 1935 National Chicle
Founded in 1899 as American Chicle
by Thomas Adams, Adams was acquired in 1962 by the Warner-Lambert Company.
Trudy Fruit, a dedicated student studying chicle
viscosity and flavor retention, who is working toward her Ph.
Walsh held various positions within Warner- Lambert including president, American Chicle
Group; president, Canada/Latin America Group; and president, International Operations.