If you're a Boomer like me, Pez Candy and its dispenser hold sweet memories as I grew up in Fairport, New York. But I have a confession to make. I was fascinated with that Pez dispenser, as were millions of other kids my age.

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After living in Connecticut for 44 years, to my amazement, I've just learned there's a massive Pez Candy factory in Orange, Connecticut, along with a Pez Visitor Center, which opened in 2011.

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