E - North America - Gum

Extra "Peach"

Wrigley's

Taste: 3.5

Texture: 4

Novelty: 3

All scores out of 5

August 23 2006

I figure this review is going to take a while. Not that I plan to write a novel; I just know calculating the chew time is going to be a bit of a time taker. The marketing people who came up with the name "Extra" are no liars.

I'd like to say that this is a new and interesting review for me, but to be honest I've been a fan of this particular flavour of Extra for many years now. I love the stuff. I can't say why, but I do. It sure doesn't taste like real peaches, but it's got that nice fake peach flavour down pat. That, and the fact that it does last a while made it a staple in my diet through college. I guess I'm saying I like it, and I have for a while. The only downfall is it doesn't do much for your breath and the bubbles it blows are pretty sub par.

Quick fun idea: rent the movie "James and the Giant Peach" and give everybody watching a piece of this to chew while you're watching it. It's the closest thing to smell-o-vision I've ever had.

Chew Time : 25 min