The earliest known reference to jelly beans is from Boston confectioner William Schraft in 1861, though they are thought to have evolved from the popular confection Turkish Delight.
The became a popular treat in the early 20th century, and their fame grew when president Ronald Reagan declared them his favorite treat.
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,
This article is about various kinds of jelly beans and how they became one of the
most popular candies in the world!
Jun 22, 2011 ... He's the guy who invented the Jelly Belly. ... through gourmet chocolate, which he
'll call "David's Signature Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans." ...
Jelly beans are another historical mystery—no one is really sure when or how
they were invented. We do know that it has seen many different forms. Turkish ...
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 5, 2011 ... In preparation for National Jelly Bean Day which will be celebrated on April 22
this year, here are twenty facts about this fun and flavorful candy.
Jul 9, 2012 ... Assorted David's Signature Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans ... David Klein, it's likely
because the inventor of the Jelly Belly sold the rights to the ...
Jelly beans have been a favorite candy for over a century, but have their roots in
candy making techniques that are thousands of years old.
JellyBeans: A History Sweet and Noble by Marjorie Dorfman Where do
jellybeans come from? How did they get to America? Read on for some
interesting and ...