what does the word pez come from
Pfefferminz is the German word for peppermint. The letters in Pez are derived from the first, middle and last letter in the German word. Pez is an Austrian candy and the candy pocket dispensers of the same name.
PEZ candies originated from an Austrian confectioner's store. The name is derived from Pfefferminz, which is the German word for peppermint. Peppermint was the first flavor of PEZ candy.