Extra appeared in 1984 and was the first sugar-free chewing gum produced by Wrigley, according to its website. It soon became no. 1 sugarless gum in the US and internationally
A serving size is a stick of gum.
A stick of some flavor of Extra gum contains 5 calories and no fat, sugar or sodium. It contains no protein and 2 grams (or 1 percent of the daily recommended intake) of carbohydrates.
Extra comes in different flavors, including peppermint, spearmint and Winter Fresh. In 2008 we launched a new Extra line of Fruit Sensations with flavors like strawberry banana, mango smoothie and Island Breeze.
According to Wrigley website, chewing gum relieves stress, aids concentration and controls cravings, and sugarless gum better oral health.
In 2007, Extra The American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance in recognition of the ability of sugarless gum to stimulate saliva flow after eating a meal, which helps prevent cavities, according to the ADA website.