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Jelly Belly Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Facts

Jelly Belly Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Facts
Jelly Belly Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Facts

Jelly Belly Candy Company highlights some of its most intriguing trivia from the last four decades. During their tours of the Jelly Belly Visitor Centers in California and Wisconsin, visitors learn fascinating facts like this. Jelly Belly fans no longer need to travel to enjoy the trivia and learn something new about Jelly Belly jelly beans.

From 7 to 14 days

A Jelly Belly jelly bean takes 7 to 14 days to make.

15 billion dollars

Last year, 15 billion Jelly Belly jelly beans were consumed.

1,680 times per second

Jelly Belly can produce 1,680 jelly beans per second.

More than 100 Flavors

Jelly Belly Candy Company offers over 100 different jelly bean flavours.

5.5 Times

If all the Jelly Belly beans consumed last year were laid end to end, they would circle the earth more than five times.

Ronald Reagan, President

President Ronald Reagan began eating Jelly Belly's original jelly beans in the 1960s and was the company's most famous fan.

The first in space

President Reagan sent Jelly Belly beans into space as a surprise for the astronauts on the Challenger mission in 1983.

5 billion dollars

At Easter, 5 billion Jelly Belly beans are consumed.

Top 3

Very Cherry, Buttered Popcorn and Licorice are America's top three Jelly Belly jelly bean flavours.

4 kilocalories

One Jelly Belly jelly bean contains how many calories?

More than 80 countries

Jelly Belly jelly beans are available in over 80 countries.

The Jelly Belly Candy Company was founded in 1898 and began manufacturing Jelly Belly® jelly beans in 1976. Jelly Belly products are now sold worldwide, and the candy-making family's fourth, fifth, and sixth generations still run the company. To learn more about Jelly Belly and its products, go to or call 800-522-3267. Connect with the company on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Helia Mohammadi

Social Media Specialist

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