How PEZ Works | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Stuff You Should Know

How PEZ Works

PEZ began in Vienna as a mint meant to help people quit smoking. But once American kids got ahold of it, the candy took off and a symbol of childhood – and healthy secondary market among collectors – was born.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X