4/8/2016 – Breath Mints


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

1. Altoids standardly come in four different flavors: Peppermint, wintergreen, spearmint, and what?

2. Seen here is the headquarters found in Laufen, Switzerland of what company, who has produced breath mints and a menthol-based product since 1930?

Question 2

3. This screenshot comes from the official website of which breath mint company?

Question 3

4. Since 1956, Certs has advertised itself with containing what substance, a mix of cottonseed oil, flavoring, and copper gluconate which gives Certs its green flakes?

Question 4

5. Sen-Sen, a “breath perfume” that was discontinued in 2013, was what color, stemming from the main ingredient used to make it?

Next Week: I’m actually taking a break from writing this next week, and getting some friends to help out. Next week marks the first Guest Writers Week, where friends and supporters of the site take the dinner menu away and whip up something good! Stay tuned everyone!


1. Cinnamon
2. Ricola
3. Tic-Tac
4. Retsyn (also, that word is imprinted into the side of each Cert)
5. Black (it was made with licorice)

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