Jelly Belly

Birthplace of candy corn was in this Metro East town

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KNOU) - As Halloween approaches, more people are craving their fair share of candy corn. However, not many know that this iconic, controversial candy originated in Belleville, Illinois. Now known as Jelly Belly Candy Co ., the second generation of the Goelitz family specialized in...
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jellybeans

Jelly Belly now offering CBD-infused candies

Since bursting into the candy scene in 1976, Jelly Belly has crafted dozens of unique flavors of jellybeans. Now, inventor of Jelly Belly David Klein has infused his candy with cannabidiol, or CBD , for a new way to get your daily dosage. CBD, extracted from the cannabis plant, is used to treat...
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