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Jelly Belly Adds Front-Of-Package Nutrition Labeling

Posted On: 6/15/2013

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TAGS: Jelly Belly Candy Co., Jelly Belly front-of-package nutrition labeling, jelly bean front label, Bob Simpson, National Confectioners Association

FAIRFIELD, CA -- Jelly Belly Candy Co. will feature front-of-package nutrition labeling on its most popular products beginning this fall.

The new front label will highlight such information as calories and fat content, making it easier for consumers make informed nutritional choices. Jelly Belly beans contain four calories each, with about 140 calories per 40g. serving. They contain no fat, peanuts, dairy or gluten, and are OU Kosher certified.

"Front-of-package labeling is the future of our industry and Jelly Belly Candy Co. is committed to being an early adopter of this movement," said Bob Simpson, president and chief operating officer of Jelly Belly and chairman of the National Confectioners Association.