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NATIONAL JELLY BEAN DAY – April 22

National Jelly Bean Day - April 22

NATIONAL JELLY BEAN DAY

National Jelly Bean Day is observed each year on April 22.  

While candies made in a similar manner existed before the jelly bean, Boston confectioner William Schrafft made them popular during the Civil War.  With their firm exterior, jelly beans were the first candies to be sold by the pound. Schrafft encouraged his customers to send them to Union soldiers.

During the 1930s, jelly beans became closely associated with the Easter holiday but are now enjoyed year round.  Jelly Beans were Ronald Reagan’s favorite treat.  

HOW TO OBSERVE

Enjoy a handful of your favorite jelly bean flavor and share on Social Media using #NationalJellyBeanDay.

HISTORY

We were unable to find the creator of National Jelly Bean Day.

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