A visual history of popular sweets
From 1900 B.C. to the present day, take a look at how chocolate got its start, the town that postponed Thanksgiving because of pie problems, and the Mickey Mouse Pez dispenser that sold for $7,000.
Did you know that three and a half tons of red, white and blue Jelly Belly candies were shipped to Ronald Reagan's inaugural festivities? Or that the only soft head Mickey Mouse PEZ dispenser known to exist sold for $7,000?
When eating sweet treats, we don't normally stop and think about its history or where it came from. That's why Shari's Berries decided to compile a list of fun facts about its favorite sweets. So, maybe next time when you are enjoying a delicious ice cream, you'll be glad you didn't spend more $5,000 on it like George Washington did!