Reed’s candy is a classic candy that has been around for over 100 years. The candy was created by William and Eugene Reed in 1893 in Chicago. After the company’s foundation, both William and Eugene began making candy with their father. In 1921, the company expanded to more flavors. One of the new flavors was Peppermint Reed’s. Since its introduction in 1921, the Peppermint Reed’s has been a favorite.