IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT CANDY

Make small talk at the grocery store checkout.
  1. A 3 Musketeers originally included three smaller bars: one vanilla, one chocolate and one strawberry, hence the name.
  2. The M&M in M&M's stands for Mars and Murrie. Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie launched the candy.
  3. The name PEZ comes from the German word for peppermint (PfeffErminZ).
  4. Salvador Dalí designed the Chupa Chups logo.
  5. NECCO cranks out about 750,000,000 candy buttons each year.
  6. Kit Kat flavors available in Japan include wine, sweet potato, wasabi, and soy sauce.
  7. "Hersheykoko" was the winner of Milton Hershey's 1904 name-the-town contest. When the post office rejected it, the town became Hershey, PA.
  8. Fruit Stripe's zebra mascot is named Yipes.
  9. Toblerone is a portmanteau of the creator’s name, Theodor Tobler, and “torrone,” an Italian word for a type of nougat.