THIS ‘STICKY’ BUSINESS STARTED IN 1891

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1929

The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, known as the Wrigley Company,
is a multinational
chewing gum (Wrigley’s gum) company, based
in the Global Innovation Center (GIC) in
Goose Island, Chicago.       

Wrigley’s is wholly owned by Mars, Incorporated, and, along with
Mars chocolate bars and other candy products, makes up Mars
Wrigley Confectionery. It is the largest manufacturer and marketer
of chewing gum in the world.

The company currently sells its products in over 180 countries
and districts, operates in over 50 countries, and has 21 production facilities in 14 countries including the United States,

The company was founded on April 1, 1891, in Chicago, Illinois by William Wrigley Jr.

William Wrigley, Jr.jpg
William Mills Wrigley Jr.
(September 30, 1861 – January 26, 1932)

William Wrigley Jr. on the cover of Time in 1929
1929 issue        
        
        
       

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