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,
Very Cherry remained the most popular flavor of Jelly Belly beans for two
decades until 1998, when Buttered Popcorn moved into first place. In 2003 Very
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.
Apr 22, 2014 ... It's National Jelly Bean Day! With jelly beans being one of our favorite treats, we
thought we'd celebrate by sharing some fun facts with you:.
From how jelly beans are made to the colorful history of the many jelly bean
flavors, here's some fascinating trivia about jelly beans.
Welcome to a quiz based on the tasty confection of jelly beans as created by the
Jelly Belly company! ... 10 question trivia quiz, authored by scooter1981
Jelly Bean Trivia: Food Reference history, trivia, kitchen & cooking tips & facts,
recipes, quotes, humor, poetry and culinary crosswords.
Apr 21, 2015 ... Oh, jelly beans: the kryptonite of sugar lovers everywhere. In honor of National
Jelly Bean Day, on April 22nd, here are nine facts you should ...
Test your snack savvy - Play Twinkie and Jelly Bean Trivia! For every answer you
get right, treat yourself to a jelly bean (or two)!. (Answers appear when you ...