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Though the company found its start with the manufacturing and sale of starch, soap, and candles back in 1806, what most consumers know it for today—minty-fresh toothpaste—didn't come about until nearly 70 years later. Aromatic toothpaste appeared in jars in 1873 and then collapsible tubes (a predecessor to today's squeeze-style packaging) 23 years later. Available on Amazon; $2.96 for two.
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