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- A tradition that dates back to the early 1880s
- The Peppermint Pig is made from hard peppermint candy
- After a holiday dinner the Peppermint Pig is broken
- The pieces are shared in hopes of good fortune for
the coming year
It started back in the early 1880s, a pig, revered as a
symbol of good health, happiness, and prosperity, was made from hard
peppermint candy. After a holiday supper, the Peppermint Pig was broken in a cloth bag and the
pieces were shared by all in the hopes of good fortune for the coming year.
Our 8 oz. Peppermint Pig comes with a red velvet bag and a forged steel hammer
to start your own holiday tradition. Replacement Peppermint Pigs are also sold
separately. This will make a delightful hostess gift that's sure to liven up a
holiday party! The 8 oz. pig is 5-1/2"L. Made in USA.
Peppermint PigTM Gift
Set (Includes Pig, Hammer, Story Card & Velvet Bag) (Item
Peppermint PigTM Refill
Pig (Peppermint Pig Only) (Item #39956) $10.95