Jelly Belly gift Box 40 flavor count

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One of the most popular candy items of all time is the Jelly Belly. In fact Jelly Belly’s go back a long way and made great strides in all of their flavors. Here is a brief history of them courtesy of Wikipedia:

David Klein (born in 1946) created the marketing concept of a new kind of jelly bean to be sold in single flavors in 1976 He approached the family operating Herman Goelitz Candy Company to manufacture it. Fourth generation Goelitz descendent Herman G. Rowland, Sr., and his parents had decided to expand the company’s products more than a decade before. The company was the first American manufacturer to make a gummi bear for the US market. They also made candy corn, mellocremes, gummi worms, giant jelly beans and mini jelly beans, which were the precursor to the famous Jelly Belly jelly bean. Confectioner Marinus van Dam was employed by the company to manage the plant and oversee new product development with Herman Rowland. Marinus van Dam was born in Ooltgensplaat, a township in Oostflakkee, Netherlands, on October 24, 1929. After obtaining a candy manufacturing degree in the Netherlands, he emigrated to the United States and went to work for the Herman Goelitz Candy Company in the 1960s. He rose to the level of vice president before moving on to other companies and finally starting his own business, Marich Confectionery.

Traditional jelly beans started out with plain, uncolored pectin centers that were merely sweetened with sugar. Only the outer candy coating was colored and flavored. The third and fourth generation of the candy family decided to produce a superior jelly bean to set itself off from traditional jelly beans. The centers for the company’s mini jelly bean were colored and flavored. This flavor enhancing process was also used on the outer candy shell. With the new generation of Jelly Belly beans the company used real fruit juices and natural flavors when possible to boost the taste experience further. The finished Jelly Belly beans contained about half the sugar of the regular jelly bean, and were more flavorful than the generic jelly beans sold in stores.

David Klein sold the first Jelly Belly jelly beans in an ice cream parlor, Fosselman’s, in Alhambra, California in 1976. The first flavors were Very Cherry, Tangerine, Lemon, Green Apple, Grape, Licorice, Root Beer, and Cream Soda.

With that we have two great choices for our Jelly Belly fans, the Christmas and Autumn gift packs. Each gift pack comes with over 39 different flavors sure to put a smile on either yourself or someone whom you choose to give a gift. Each gift pack is a steal for only $13.95, versus paying up to $18 or more for these gifts. These are a popular item and could very well sell out of stock, so be sure to get your orders in before we run out! What are your favorite flavors when using Jelly Bellies?

11 Responses

  1. Hello: I had read at one Jelly Belly website that you now have them in sugar free. I,m hoping i wasent dreaming could you please tell me if you do have all the flavors in sugar free and where i can find them i have looked in the markets but no luck.

    Thank- you

  2. Hello: I had read at one Jelly Belly website that you now have them in sugar free. I,m hoping i wasent dreaming could you please tell me if you do have all the flavors in sugar free and where i can find them i have looked in the markets but no luck.

    Thank- you

  3. Hello: I had read at one Jelly Belly website that you now have them in sugar free. I,m hoping i wasent dreaming could you please tell me if you do have all the flavors in sugar free and where i can find them i have looked in the markets but no luck.

    Thank- you

  4. Melissa Martinez says:

    Dear Debbie,

    We appreciate your interest in our Jelly Belly item; unfortunately this item is currently not available in Sugar Free.

    We do perform numerous tests to determine the items carried in our catalogs. Based on the results of these tests, the most popular colors, sizes, designs, etc. are made available to all our customers.

    Although the item you are inquiring about is not available at this time, it is possible that based on the results of future tests, it will become available.

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of our other items, please contact me directly at help@lakeside.com and I will be more than happy to assist you.

    Best Regards,

    Melissa Martinez
    Customer Support Specialist

  5. stephanie herriott says:

    Don’t purchase the fleece furniture sets they are cheap looking and if you have pets, it shows the pet hair and it is hard to get the pet hair off…when you put the covers on your furniture they don’t look as nice and as full as the look in the book…

  6. D Turnboaw says:

    I have never had such a problem in ordering from a catalog as I haave with yours. I was finally able to actually talk to a REAL person last week, but she did not take care of the problem that I had. Now, today, I jind out that part of my order has been shipped, the rest is due in your warehouse on 11-6, and one of the items I ordered is not even ordered. Nowa I will have to go through waiting another hour on the phone to straighten that out. You have very nice things in your catalog, but the ordering system is TERRIBLE!

  7. Michelle Jones says:

    Hi Stephanie,

    I’m sorry to hear that the Fleece Furniture Sets did not meet your expectations.

    It is our intent to provide our customers with quality products and customer service, and we truly regret to have disappointed you.

    We do guarantee complete satisfaction and I would like to assist you further with these items. Please forward the details of your purchase directly to me at help@lakeside.com.

    Sincerely,

    Michelle Jones
    Contact Center Specialist

  8. Michelle Jones says:

    Hi D Turnabow,

    I am really very sorry that you have had such a hard time ordering from our catalog. I can imagine how frustrating it can be to wait a long time on the phone, and then not have the issue completely resolved.

    I would really like to look into your shopping experience thoroughly to see what went wrong.

    Please give me the opportunity to resolve this matter for you by contacting me directly at help@lakeside.com with your contact information and if you have it, your order number.

    I look forward to hearing from you and quickly fixing this situation.

    Sincerely,

    Michelle Jones
    Contact Center Specialist

  9. Manize says:

    I cannot understand why it is included in a gourmet pack of such delicious flavors … the black jelly bean AKA black licorice AKA the one I always toss out if I can help it b/c I don’t like the flavor.

    For some reason there always seems to be about 4 or 5 of these in a pack of jelly beans. And here I was in a multi-flavor popping frenzy (usually I eat them one at a time) and every few handfuls or so I’d get the black jelly bean.

    Then a philosophical question arose: the fine people at Jelly Belly must know what they are doing, right?

    I mean after all, they produce many flavors of jelly bean (have you ever seen the Harry Potter ones, including booger, vomit, and fish?) and the black jelly bean is always included. There must be some people who actually like the flavor – my mother-in-law does come to think of it. These thoughts brought me into further contemplation about a book I started reading called

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