Jelly beans are lovely little sugary bean-shaped morsels with a semi hard candy shell and a yummy gummy interior. Jelly beans are great for candy buffets at weddings and events. An unknown American candy maker created the first jelly bean in the 18s. Shaped like a little kidney, they provide the perfect bite size morsel for snacking which has certainly attributed to their popularity. During the Civil War, jelly beans were even sent to some soldiers in the Union Army as a readily available source of energy for soldiers in the field. Yes, jelly beans are not just cute and colorful candies, they are tools of war!
Where did Jelly Beans come from?
Jelly Belly beans were invented in 1976. They were the first jelly beans to be sold in single flavors and to come with a menu of options. Originally fruit flavored nuggets of candy, the jelly bean and Jelly Belly range has expanded over the years to include an eclectic flavor assortment with additions such as A&W Cream Soda. The soda range proved so successful that 7-UP Jelly Belly's and A&W Root Beer were soon added to the series.
Bulk jelly beans by color are popular for wedding candy buffets and other parties and events. They are fun and decorative and the ability to choose jelly bean colors specifically helps to match the color scheme of parties well.
Jelly Beans at Wholesale Prices
Jelly Beans are an amazing candy. Their hard shells and soft gummy insides make them a great portable form of sugary goodness. This makes them great for candy dishes, Easter baskets and many other uses.
The many vivid colors of bulk jelly beans make them perfect for color coordinating candy for parties and events. Wedding candy often needs to match certain colors. Jelly Belly jelly beans in particular offer many great colors that will match the color scheme of any wedding or bar mitzvah and enhance the beauty of your special day.
There are over 5 flavors of jelly beans on CandyStore.com. Very Cherry was the most popular flavor of Jelly Belly beans until 1998, when Buttered Popcorn moved into first place. In 23 Very Cherry moved back into the favorite bean top position by 8 million individual jelly beans. The most famous of jelly bean consumers was probably Ronald Reagan, who has been immortalized in Jelly Bean art and has a flavor, Blueberry, created especially for him.
Buy them in ten pound bulk boxes or gift sized mix bags. Whatever you need them for, jelly beans are sure to please. Pick some up at wholesale prices today!