Jelly beans are small bean-shaped sugar candies with soft candy shells and
thick gel interiors. The confection comes in a wide variety of colors and flavors,
and is primarily made of sugar. Contents...
The earliest reference to jelly beans is associated with Boston candy maker
William Schrafft who urged people to send his jelly beans to Union soldiers
1869. Gustav Goelitz, 24, opens a candy business in Belleville, Illinois, and sets
the family on its sweet destiny. That's him in front with his foot on the barrel. 1894.
Apr 19, 2012 ... The earliest reference to this jelly-bean ancestor is from the 1800s, when a
Boston candy maker named William Schrafft advertised his jelly ...
The first known reference to jelly beans was in the late 1800's when William
Schrafft, ... Jelly Belly, a major jelly bean producer, even created a special
food humor cooking The jellybean is a treat that comes from very far away. ... The
earliest recorded advertisement was made by William Schraft in which he ...
The history of jelly beans is a bit unclear. Some people believe their chewy
insides were inspired by Turkish Delight, a Middle Eastern treat made of jelly and
Mar 25, 2016 ... Jelly beans, supposedly a mashup of jordan almonds and Turkish delight, ... for
the word “jelly bean” to have made it into Webster's dictionary.
Jun 22, 2011 ... He conceptualized the idea for a new kind of jellybean, and asked Bay Area
manufacturer Herman Goelitz Candy Co. to create recipes and ...
Apr 21, 2014 ... Even though no one knows exactly who invented the jelly bean, the colorful
candy has still had a pretty fun journey. A popular candy during the ...