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     March 27, 2018      #54-85 PB1
 

Bring on the jelly beans

Holly Ebel

With Easter coming this Sunday, there will be a big rush on candy.

Baskets will be full of chocolate bunnies, the No. 1 seller. There will be Peeps in various colors and shapes, followed by the third biggest seller, jelly beans.

In the world of candy, jelly beans are a bit player until Easter. Then they hit the big time with staggering numbers: 16 billion are manufactured just for Easter alone. Not bad for No. 3.

These multi-colored, multi-flavored candies have a long, sweet history. They may have surfaced in the mid-1800s, sometime before ...

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