Pez Candy, Inc.


Based in Orange, CT, PEZ has been inspiring and innovating since 1927. PEZ Candy, Inc. is the pioneer of “interactive candy” that is both enjoyable to eat and fun to play with. PEZ was first marketed as a compressed peppermint candy in 1927 in Vienna, Austria.

Today, the company sells and markets its products worldwide with locations in Orange, Connecticut and Traun, Austria.

Between them, the two locations distribute approximately 70 million dispensers and 5 billion candies per year.

PEZ products are available in more than 80 countries worldwide and are a hot collectible for adults and children alike.

PEZ dispensers have been a staple of American pop culture for over 60 years. To learn more, visit

Company Details

Location: Orange, CT - 3rd District


Founded: 1927

U.S. Employees: 145

Exports to Other Countries: Yes

Christian Jegen
Christian Jegen, President and CEO

Company Products

PEZ Candy, Inc. is known for products such as PEZ Hedz and their dispensers featuring notable character heads.