Deep Dish, Twisted Food History! – Episode 14: History of Peanut Butter Cups!
In this spooOOoky edition of Deep Dish, we explore the Halloween favorite that introduced the perfect combo of peanut butter and chocolate to the world – peanut butter cups. Would peanut butter cups have been invented if Reese hadn’t been such a horndog? What’s the connection between peanut butter cups and Elvis? Does Reese’s come up with some of the best marketing ideas around? Listen now to find out!
- A look back at some of our favorite and earliest Halloween costumes.
- An explanation of how peanuts came to the United States from Africa, even though they’re native to South America.
- The bromance between Hershey and Reese that made peanut butter cups so damn successful.
- Halloween robots that give you Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! (And yes, there’s more than one type of Reese’s dispensing Halloween robot!)
- Another edition of Poor Taste where we look at some candy and Halloween related news that made us shake our heads and roll our eyes.
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