What does PEZ Stand for?

I’m not exactly certain how German’s equate this to an abbreviation, but PEZ stands for an abbreviation for the German word Pfefferminz, or peppermint! In it’s early stages it was manufactured and sold as a peppermint for sophisticated adults, but once it came to the U.S. sophisitcation went out the window and it became a popular children’s candy!! For more information, look here: