Jelly Belly News
03/07/2014 - New Jelly Belly Art Series Inspired by Animals from Land, Sea and Air // FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Mar. 7, 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.
03/03/2014 - Draft Beer Jelly Belly Jelly Bean will be Green Through Holiday While Supplies Last. FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Mar. 3, 2014—On the heels of its launch of the world’s first beer flavored jelly bean, Draft Beer Jelly Belly® jelly beans, Jelly Belly Candy Company took a page from brewers all over the world and has turned the flavor green for St. Patrick’s Day.
01/31/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF. Jan 31, 2014---The introduction of Draft Beer flavor of Jelly Belly beans set off social media buzz earlier this month. The surprising flavor found some scratching their heads, while others can’t wait to try it. Parade ran an online poll asking readers if they would try the new flavor or not, and results reported 62% saying they would try, while 38% said no way. The Draft Beer Jelly Belly flavor is a salute to the growing $33 billion dollar craft beer trend, and was a flavor suggestion often submitted to the company. Draft Beer will be available as a single flavor commonly sold in bulk bins, and not mixed in assorted packages.
03/03/2014 - Draft Beer Jelly Belly Jelly Bean will be Green Through Holiday While Supplies Last FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Mar. 3, 2014—On the heels of its launch of the world’s first beer flavored jelly bean, Draft Beer Jelly Belly® jelly beans, Jelly Belly Candy Company took a page from brewers all over the world and has turned the flavor green for St. Patrick’s Day.
02/12/2014 - FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Feb. 12, 2014—Jelly Belly Candy Company recently pulled the cover off Jelly Belly Camo Beans, a package of jelly beans inspired by the art of camouflage. Now, the company adds a second colorful and trendy bag to the line with the introduction of Pink Camo Beans. For every bag of Camo Beans and Pink Camo Beans sold, Jelly Belly Charities will donate $0.25 to support U.S. veterans and their families.
01/18/2014 - Draft Beer Flavor Inspired by Craft Beer Trend FAIRFIELD, CALIF., Jan. 18, 2014—When candy makers at Jelly Belly Candy Company set out to create the world’s first beer flavored jelly bean, the question wasn’t how; it was what. Ale or Lager? Stout? Lambic? Pilsner? In the end, the company opted to pay homage to its German ancestry with a Hefeweizen-inspired ale flavor, and Draft Beer Jelly Belly® jelly beans took shape. The new flavor will debut at Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and ISM in Cologne, Germany.
Tours & Events
03/07/2014 - The Easter Bunny pays a visit to the Jelly Belly Visitor and Tour Centers in Fairfield, California and Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
02/19/2014 - PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WIS. – A train ride, animated dancing chorus line and candy stacked to the rafters are some of the sweet delights drawing candy fans to the Jelly Belly Visitor Center near Kenosha. The famous jelly bean maker, Jelly Belly Candy Company, opened the doors of its Wisconsin warehouse to the public with fun and flavor in mind.
11/11/2013 - Quiet and relaxing jazz music plays in the background as you sip a glass of wine, nibble premium chocolates and converse with friends. You wouldn't guess it, but this scene can be found at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center at the new Chocolate & Wine Experience. Tucked away in the upstairs Very Cherry Room, guests 21 and older are invited to try five flights of locally-produced Suisun Valley wines paired with handmade chocolates from the Jelly Belly Store and Chocolate Shoppe.
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.
11/08/2013 - Fact sheet on Jelly Belly Jelly Beans
11/08/2013 - The exact origins of the jelly bean are lost in time, and only a part of its history is known. Most experts believe the soft center is a descendant of a Mid Eastern confection known as Turkish Delight that dates back to pre-Biblical times.
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02/02/2014 - Are you ready for some football? Or better yet, for some snacking? Super Bowl Sunday has indeed become America’s day for pigging out. It’s estimated that the average consumer devours some 2,000 calories worth of snacks during the game (and that’s just during the game – the pre-game buffet is extra). But these days, America’s taste for snack foods has gone beyond the mass-market potato chips and pretzels that crowd store shelves. With that in mind, I sought out 10 noteworthy items to feature on the game-day table. Let the feasting – and the football – begin.
Lake County Suburban Life -- Jelly Belly Visitor Center gives folks a taste of classic, new and alternative flavors
01/31/2014 - The Jelly Belly Visitor Center warehouse and store offers daily tours where visitors learn the history of the candy that former president Ronald Reagan made popular. Reagan has said he used the bean-formed sweet to kick his tobacco habit.
Candy Industry -- Jelly Belly chairman of the board wins ISM Lifetime Achievement Award: Herman Goelitz Rowland Sr. first ever to win the award.
01/29/2014 - Herman Goelitz Rowland Sr., chairman of the board at Jelly Belly Candy Co., is the first award winner of the ISM Lifetime Achievement Award. The new international award of the world's largest and most important trade fairs for confectionery and snack items, the ISM in Cologne, was presented to him during a formal gala dinner on Jan. 26.
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