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Welcome to DutchGum.nl
|[2016 Today]||Welcome to the DutchGum.nl|
We are happy to welcome you to our site. We are proud to present you our website. Loads of information will be found here, now and in the future. So visit our site on a regular basis. Please feel free to contact us for information, hints, tips and so on...
|[2016 Feb]||Results ISM 2016|
This years visit to ISM was a success! Among 38.000 other visitors we visited about 200 producers and resellers of chewing and bubble gum the last two days of the fair. This year we returned home with about 550 new item to our collection. We like to thank all those companies contributing to the collection an hope to see them again next year. Click here for images of the new gums.
|[2016 Jan]||Looking forward to ISM 2016|
We are preparing for our visit to ISM in Cologne this year. It means working thru the list of exhibitors and checking a lot of websites. This will result in an extensive list of boo ts to visit at ISM. We are looking forward to visit as many boots as possible, hoping for al lot of new items for the collection. See you in Cologne!
|[2014 Dec]||Visitors in 2015|
The numbers of visitors are dropping a bit in 2015.
Just over 4700 visitors from 133 countries found our website. Love to see visitors from Zimbabwe, Zambia, St. Vincent
& Grenedines, Tajikistan,... Please keep visiting in 2016! Maybe it is time to think over a new more modern web design to drive the number of visitors up again... We'll see.
|[2016 Feb]||Results ISM 2015|
It was good to be back at ISM after one year of absence! We really enjoyed talking to so many producers and resellers at ISM. Good to find more and more people knowing DutchGum.nl. Click here for images of the new gums from ISM2015.
|[2015 Jan]||Looking forward to ISM 2015|
ISM is the global biggest in scale and most important sweets and leisure food exhibition. Every year, confectionery industry insiders gather here, to recognize, explore and discuss the current trend, products and business opportunities. DutchGum.nl is visiting ISM on Feb. 3 and 4. You are more than welcome to donate your gums to extend our collection of Chewing and Bubble Gum. Passing the 12.000 items must be possible. We will keep you updated here shortly after the fair.
|[2014 Dec]||Visitors in 2014|
In 2015 we had 5382 visits by 4483 visitors
from 135 countries. As you can see in the image below all continents
are well served but Africa stay behind a little.
|[2014 Dec]||Donation by Wrigley|
Dec 31 we received an unexpected package from Germany. What a great way to close 2014. Thank you very much for your generosity! Take a close look to the special packaging with the metal postcards or the 4x10 pellet packaging in gold for Airwaves. Click here for all new items in 2014.
|[2014 Dec]||Donation from Canada|
We got another big donation as a result of an exchange with Amcor Tobacco Packaging Lachine Canada. Amcor is a global leader in responsible global packaging solutions supplying a broad range of rigid & flexible packaging products. Thank you so much! Click here for more images of the collection.
|[2014 Sept]||Donation from Lebanon|
|[2014 Aug]||New Items Summer 2014|
In the holiday season our collection is
traditionally growing fast.
Click here for a broader overview of the collection.
|[2013 Dec]||Visitors in 2013|
The number of visitors to our website dropped to 4916 in 2013. We welcomed over 4916 visitors from 123 countries. We welcome feedback from our visitors. Please feel free to contact us.
|[2013 Dec]||Visit by Wrigley's|
In the last week of 2013 we had a special visitor from Wrigleys to have a look at the collection. Various items were carefully examined others are were inspected more swiftly. We are very thankful for the nice items added to the collection.
|[2013 May]||Over 11.000 items|
On May 5 we received a new package from Wouter in Norway. With this package our collection exceeds the 11.000 items! Thanks to Wouter an all other contributors. We still continue to collect new items.
|[2013 Feb]||ISM 2013 Report|
On 29 and 30 January we visited the last 2 days of ISM2013.
This fair was a success; we gathered 552 new items
for our collection. Manny thanks to all exhibitioners who
their gum to the collection. We welcomed new exhibitioner
Paul Stiven / Camouflage SrL
from Italy. They showed a new line of exclusive packaging.
On the ISM page is a short ISM 2013 report. See the Collection-page on this site for photo's of this years new gums from ISM2013.
|[2012 Dec]||Visitors in 2012|
In 2012 were able to welcome over visitors 5600 (6800 visits) from 129 countries to our site. We welcome new visitors from Afghanistan, Angola, Guernsey, Guyana, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mozambique, Myanmar [Burma], Tajikistan and Togo This will set the counter to visitors from 151 Countries. We would love to get feedback from our visitors. Please feel free to contact us.
|[2012 Oct]||Exchange from Russia part 2|
In October we received a second box of gums from Moscow. This box contained an additional 104 items for our collection. Especially the series Wrigley's 5 Gum, exclusive Orbit, special Stimorol Ice and additional Dirol packets. Thanks a again Fedor! A box of gums is send in return.
|[2012 Oct]||Gums from Hawaii|
Hawaii, to me it sounds exotic. In October we received a very nice extension to our collection. We got a photo of a shelf with gums and we were able to send our wish list. What an effective way of selecting the gums wanted for the collection. See the photo's below, on the left the photo of the shelf and on the right the new gums.
|[2012 Oct]||Over the 10.000 items!|
October is an extremely busy month. The collection has grown with over 225 items in this month only! Many thanks to all contributors! This month we also pass a magical barrier of 10.000 items in our collection! Wow that is a lot of gum! The number of new items in the collection this year will also be 40% higher as last year record of 877 new items. I think we can stand with our 'slogan 'DutchGum.nl, Serious Gum Collecting'.
|[2012 Sep]||Interview on Radio538 (Dutch)|
On September 25, 2012 I was live interviewed by Edwin Evers from Radio538, one of the most popular radio stations in Holland.
|[2012 Sep]||Article in AD Utrechts Nieuwsblad (Dutch)|
On september 22 there was an article in the paper about the DutchGum collection (in Dutch). See the Press-page on this site for this article.
|[2012 May]||Exchange from Russia|
In May we received a big box of Gums from our friend Moscow. This box contained an additional 113 items for our collection. Especially the series Orbit, Eclipse and Dirol. Thanks a lot Fedor! A box of gums is send in return.
|[2012 Mar]||ISM 2012 Report|
This year we visited the last 2 days of ISM2012. This visit we collected 577 new items for our collection, a even bigger success then last year. We are really thankful for the support we got from the exhibitors who donated the items to our collection. In the ISM page is a short ISM 2012 report. See the Collection-page on this site for photo's of this years new gums from ISM2012.
|[2011 Dec]||Visitors in 2011|
The number of visitors on our website is still growing. In 2011 we welcomed over 4600 visitors (5200 visits) from 120 countries to our site. We welcome feedback from our visitors. Please feel free to contact us.
|[2011 Nov]||New milestone: Over 9000 items collected|
Yes is sounds incredible in just 18 months the collection grew another 1000 items! 2011 again is a record breaking year for growing the collection. I like to say thanks to all the people that contributed to our collection. They brought gum from New York/USA, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Turkey, Dominican Republic, Croatia, Cuba, China, Switzerland, Mexico, Serbia, Finland, Czech Republic and Egypt. Can you help us growing? Please feel free to contact us!
|[2011 Oct]||New project: Gum Exchange|
We started a new project. During over 30 year of collecting gum we gathered a lot of spare gums. Actually we were quite surprised by the amount of spare gums packs and wrappers. The first images of the available items are in the exchange section of this website. Please feel free to contact us for details on gum exchange!
|[2011 Aug]||Mr. Malabar retired|
After 42 years Cadbury France changes the mascotte of Malabar Bubble Gum. ‘Mr. Malabar’ who was in every package since 1969 will be succeeded by ‘Mabulle’, a mischievous, playful and a bit rebellious cat. The change provides children with a new mascot, which supports them in their games and adventures. For more information please visit www.malabar.fr.
Above the only 5 new items avialable in August 2011. Did you find others? Please contact me.
|[2011 Apr]||ISM 2011 Report|
This year we visited the last 2 days of ISM2001. This visit we collected 411 new items for our collection, a huge success. We are really thankful for the support we got from the exhibitors who donated the items to our collection. Please visit the ISM 2011 report for the 14 most exiting new items. visit the Collection-page on this site for photo's.
|[2010 Dec]||Planning ISM 2011 in Cologne|
On Tuesday February, 1st and
Wednesday February 2nd we are planning a visiting the ISM2011.
Yes! 2 days again this year. As the world’s biggest and most important confectionery trade fair,
shows you all the innovations and seasonal products. We hope to find a lot of new items for our collection.
|[2010 Dec]||Visitors in 2010|
In 2010 we almost tripled our number of visitors to our website. This year we welcomed over 3200 visitors (3700 visits) from 116 countries to our site. That's great! We would like to get feedback from our visitors. Please feel free to contact us.
|[2010 Jun]||New milestone: Over 8000 items collected|
The collection is growing faster and faster. 2010 again is a great year for our collection. The number of items in our collection reached 8000. Can you help us growing? Please feel free to contact us!
|[2010 Feb]||ISM 2010 Report|
Our visit to the ISM 2010 in Cologne was a success. We are really thankful for the support we got from the exhibitors who donated a lot of gum to our collection. As a result of this years visit our collection will grow 304 pieces. See the Collection-page on this site for photo's.
|[2010 Jan]||Visiting ISM 2010 in Cologne|
On Sunday 31st January and Monday 1st February we are visiting the ISM2010.
Yes! 2 days this year. As the world’s biggest and most important confectionery trade fair,
which celebrates it's 40th year, shows you all the innovations and seasonal products. We hope to find a lot of new items for our collection.
|[2009 Dec]||Visitors in 2009|
2009 was a great year for our website. Over 760 visitors (1440 visits) from 96 countries visited our site. We would like to get feedback from our visitors. Please feel free to contact us.
|[2009 Nov]||New milestone: Over 7500 items collected|
The collection is growing faster and faster. 2009 marks a new record in the DutchGum.nl history. This year we gained 718 new items! amazing isn't it? Highligts this year were ISM2009, almost 60 items from Israel and holidays in France and Denmark. See below, Oct 2009. Can you help us growing? Please feel free to contact us!
|[2009 Oct]||Visit to Gumlink Inspiratorium|
October, 22 we visited the Gumlink Inspiratorium.
This historical exhibition was especially opened for us and we got a warm welcome.
A wide range of products are displayed in combination with company highlights and
other memorabilia like posters, commercials, the founder’s desk, and vending machines.
Even one panel mentioned the special relations of Stimorol to the Netherlands.
The holidays in Denmark resulted in 158 new items in the collection
|[2009 Jun]||Project Imaging Completed|
August 2008 We started the project Imaging. During the fall, winter and spring all items (over 7000)in the collection are photographed. It was an immense job and I'm glad it's done. Now only new items will be photographed when added to the collection.
|[2009 Mar]||ISM 2009 Report|
Our visit to the ISM 2009 in Cologne was a success. We are really
thankful for the support we got from the exhibitors who donated a
lot of gum to our collection. Overall we guess our collection will
grow about 200-250 pieces.
Please allow us some time to administer our new items, afterwards we will provide an update with numbers, links and photo's on this site.
|[2009 Feb]||Links to over 400 companies|
Due to the many contacts we made at the ISM in Cologne we could extented our linking list to over 400 companies. It seem the inclusion of this list on our website brought us a lot of visitors from all over the world. This because search engines show the companies as a result of searches people execute on this engines. Please take a look on our linking pages. Links...
|[2009 Feb]||Visitors from...|
Just one month after publishing the rebuild of our site we are pleased to welcome visitors from all over the world. We would like to get in touch with our visitor from the Dominican Republic, Yemen, Burkina Faso and so on. Please feel free to contact us. We are looking forward for your feedback.
|[2009 Jan]||Collection reached over 6800 items|
December marks another milestone. Now the collection reached over 6800 items. With the ISM2009 scheduled for February 1, 2009 will probably the year in witch we are able to extend the collection to over 7000 items.
|[2009 Jan]||Links to over 300 companies|
An extensive list of over 300 companies doing business in the gum industry is included on this site. We are trying to maintain the list on an regularly basis. More links will appear in the nearby future.
|[2009 Jan]||Welcome to the DutchGum.nl|
January 2009 starts with a complete rebuild of DutchGum.nl (with Microsoft Publisher 2007). We are proud to present you the new layout and functionality. Loads of information will be found here in the future. Please feel free to contact us for information, hints, tips and so on...