11/08/2013 - Jelly Belly Candy Co., headquartered in Fairfield, Calif., and its sister candy-making facility in North Chicago, Ill., are closely associated with the history of candy corn. While many in the candy industry believe a Jelly Belly ancestor invented candy corn, no one knows who first invented it. According to the oral tradition of the candy-making family, it was a candy-maker by the name of George Renniger at Wunderle Candy Co. of Philadelphia in the 1880s.
Jelly Belly News
10/01/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF. – To help find a cure for breast cancer, dedicated packages of Fruit Punch flavor Sport Beans® jelly beans by Jelly Belly will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. The campaign moves into its seventh year and has helped raise funds for research. Since the program began in 2007 Jelly Belly Candy Company has donated over $160,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
07/29/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF., July 29, 2014— Have you ever seen a tiger made out of 11,000 Jelly Belly® jelly beans? No roaring required, you can see one this year on Jelly Belly Day at the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair. Jelly Belly Artist-in-Residence Kristen Cumings will create a portrait of a Bengal Tiger out of jelly beans on August 4, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Each bean will be placed by hand but she will also have time for autographs, questions and photos.
06/17/2014 - New Jelly Belly Art Series Inspired by Animals from Land, Sea and Air // FAIRFIELD, CALIF., June 17, 2014—What do presidents, masterpieces and Hollywood icons have in common with endangered species? They are all now subjects of Jelly Belly Art, the colorful mosaic-like portraits handmade entirely from thousands of colorful Jelly Belly® jelly beans. Now, this beloved art form takes inspiration from endangered species as Jelly Belly creates a new series of portraits of some threatened animals from land, sea and air for the company’s private collection.
10/13/2014 - Line of Lookalikes from Jelly Belly Offers a Wacky Candy Experience for the Whole Family
10/13/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Oct. 13, 2014—Pumpkin is the hit flavor this season, and Jelly Belly Candy Company is bringing back a classic flavor. Pumpkin Pie Jelly Belly jelly beans return for a limited time in a Holiday Favorites lineup that is sure to please pumpkin lovers everywhere. The warm, fragrant flavor has notes of nutmeg and ginger spices packed inside a harvest orange jelly bean.
09/23/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Sept. 23, 2014 – Sport Beans® Energizing Jelly Beans® adds two new flavors to their line-up: Juicy Pear and Green Apple. The additions expand the flavor offering of the world’s first sports performance jelly beans designed for the endurance athlete.
Tours & Events
07/29/2014 - Enjoy the fall and winter months with a variety of activities at the Jelly Belly Visitor and Tour Centers in Fairfield, California.
07/15/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF., July 15, 2015 – Celebrate everything sweet in life at Jelly Belly Candy Palooza, a free candy festival on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet special guests Paris Themmen (Mike Teevee) and Julie Dawn Cole (Veruca Salt) from the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" on both days of the event. Enjoy carnival rides and candy tastings and browse arts and crafts booths throughout the festival, watch animal shows and take a pony ride. These are a few highlights of the sweet two-day event with all-day musical and dance performances on the Jelly Belly stage.
05/15/2014 - PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WIS., MAY 15, 2014 – Jump into fun as the Jelly Belly Summer Carnival returns June 26 through June 29. The four-day event features an array of carnival rides, midway games and more at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center. With extended hours, enjoy the summer days and nights with Jelly Belly.
05/28/2014 - Jelly Belly Candy Company has compiled their knowledge of the colorful and flavorful bean-shaped confection into three infographics for easy fact digestion. It’s a big bean world filled with information like which flavors are the top in various regions around the globe and that nearly 14 billion Jelly Belly® beans are eaten every year. These facts and more can be found in the infographics below.
04/15/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF.— Each Jelly Belly® jelly bean is just four calories, making one serving between 60-100 calories, according to the National Confectioners Association’s “Treat Right” website. Experts at Jelly Belly recommend consuming those jelly beans one at a time to savor the gourmet flavor. Looking for a fun way to burn off that serving? It’s easier and more entertaining than you think to work off your moderate consumption of this sweet treat.
02/19/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF. – Large scale portraits of famous personalities and classic Americana subjects all made in mosaics of thousands of Jelly Belly® jelly beans are in the private collection of Jelly Belly Candy Company. The permanent artistic creations were commissioned by the manufacturer of Jelly Belly beans, and selections may be seen in traveling exhibits, around the world, and on free public tours of the company’s Visitor Centers in California and Wisconsin.
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06/05/2014 - The Mona Lisa's smile is extra sweet in this rendition of the famed portrait, because she is made from 15,000 Jelly Belly treats!
05/19/2014 - CHICAGO (WLS) -- More than 600 candy and snack companies from around the world will showcase their creations at the 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo. Susan Whiteside, Vice President of Communication for the National Confectioners Association, gave us a preview of this year's show...
04/22/2014 - It’s National Jelly Bean Day, and if you’ve never imagined jelly beans as anything more than a classic movie theater treat, one look at these mosaicswill change that. 14,000 individual beans were placed by hand and applied to a large canvas for each creation, according to Jelly Belly, who released photos of the new edible creations. The first piece was made in 1982 after President Ronald Reagan expressed his love for jelly beans and San Francisco artist Peter Rocha recreated his likeness, and now even the British royals have been honored with a portrait. Click through for a look at these colorful creations.
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