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Jellybean Facts

What’s our fascination with jellybeans? Is it because they are colorful, super sweet and readily available for a quick sugar pick me up? Or is there something more to our attraction to jellybeans? Here are some interesting facts about jellybeans for you to ponder: • Jelly Beans were first introduced to the Easter scene in the 1930’s patterned after the popular Mid-eastern confection known as Turkish Delight. This was a popular egg shaped candy in America and sold primarily in glass jars that sat atop counters in stores all over the country. • Jellybeans became linked to the popular Easter Bunny after the Civil war as a forerunner to Easter. Eggs were considered a symbol of new life during the spring season and the two seemed … [Read more...]