Facts that may interest you about the little J – Bean 

 

How long does it take to make a jelly bean?

It takes 7 to 21 days to make a single Jellybean.

How is a jelly bean made?

First, manufacturers heat liquid sugar to about 350 °F. They then mix in starch and glucose. The mixture is then poured into starch moulds shaped like beans. … After they’re removed from the moulds, the jelly beans are steamed and coated with more liquid sugar.

 

 

An appropriate serving size of jellybeans is about 10 pieces.

Jelly beans were President Reagan’s favourite candy and he used them to help him quit smoking when he was the governor of California.

What is the most popular bean Flavour?

Very Cherry remained the most popular flavour of Jelly Belly beans for two decades until 1998, when Buttered Popcorn moved into first place. In 2003 Very Cherry moved back into top position by a mere 8 million beans.