Trident Layers Juicy Berry & Tangy Tangerine sugar free gum, flavor review

Trident Layers Juicy Berry Tangy Tangerine gum

Trident Layers gum is my daughter's  favorite gum. She loves the juicy, fruity flavor and the colored layers. She calls it the "sandwich gum" and jumps up and down when I give her a piece. The front label of Trident Layers reads "with real fruit flavor".  What does that mean?  Sugar free chewing gum is not natural.  Sugar free gum is an artificially flavored, sweetened, and colored edible rubber material. Its benefits are dental (does not promote tooth decay) and breathe freshening.   The ingredients in Trident Layers are: gum base (rubber) maltitol, maltitol syrup, sorbitol, mannitol(sweeteners that do not promote tooth decay) acesulfame potassium , aspartame, sucralose (artificial high potency sweeteners) Blue 2 … [Read more...]

Trident Splashing Fruit review

Trident Splashing Fruit Gum

My eight year old told me, "actually this gum is pretty good" and that basically sums it up.    Trident Splashing Fruit is a yellow gum with red flavor crystals and the aroma is much like fruit punch, wonderfully citrusy up front with hints of  fruity notes underneath.  The first taste impression I got of this gum was sweet.   As I chewed, it got tangy and cool (not minty), but the syrupy sweetness lingered for several minutes.   No wonder my eight year old likes this gum.  This is a very sweet gum. My impression of the flavor is that it is a mango flavor, very creamy, sweet and tropical.  I am amazed at  how long the flavor lasts and how the sweetness caries through.   There is a coolness in the gum that tingles in my throat and … [Read more...]