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Austrian candy executive Eduard Haas invented Pez candy in 1927. The original little candy bricks were peppermint. In fact, the word Pez is an abbreviation of the German word for peppermint.(PfeffErminZ) Pez candy was originally sold in small tins. The first Pez dispenser appeared around 1950.

Pez was originally marketed as an adult mint for people trying to quit smoking. The first Pez dispensers, known to collectors as "regulars", did not have character heads. Around 1952, cartoon heads and fruity flavored candy were introduced. Since then, over 500 different heads have been made.

Pez dispensers have appeared in such movies as "The Client", "Stand By Me", and "E.T. The Extraterrestrial". A Tweety-Bird Pez had a recent guest appearence on "Seinfeld." Besides popular T.V. and movie characters, Pez has created many characters of their own, the latest being the Pez-A-SAURS. Other Pez character series include "Pez 'N Pets", "Mr. Ugly and Friends", "Pez Pals", and "Pez Circus Characters."

Pez Candy, INC. is located in Orange, Connecticut, 06477

Recommended Pez Books:

Warman's PEZ Field Guide by Shawn Peterson.

Collector's Guide to PEZ - 2nd Edition by Shawn Peterson.

You can contact us by telephone at (650)347-2301
by e-mail at gary@spectrumnet.com.


If you or a friend own a Scottish Terrier, Boston Terrier,
Bull Terrrier, Cairn Terrier, Jack Russell, Yorkie, Westie or
Schnauzer, you will want to check out the TERRIER-IFIC website.

They feature unique terrier collectibles from around the world!


Our new favorite tourist attraction, located in Collinsville, Illinois.
Visit The World's Largest Catsup Bottle website.


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