Beyond the Jelly Bean: Jelly Belly Expands Global Offerings with Line of Oversized Gummies in Fun Animal Shapes

Although it is known worldwide for its Jelly Belly® jelly beans, Jelly Belly Candy Company has a legacy of gourmet confections that goes beyond the jelly bean. For decades, the American company has offered U.S. fans a variety of sweets, some of which now make their debut to the rest of the world. The Jelly Belly Gummi Pet Line is a collection of large, novelty gummies in animal shapes. The company introduces the 49g Gummi Pet Dinosaur™, 85g Gummi Pet Rat™, 85g Gummi Pet Gator™ and 42g Gummi Pet Tarantula™ in a variety of delicious fruit flavours, available now. Made with kosher gelatine, the fruit-flavoured gummi sweet is a playful treat to share or give as a gift.

Gummi Pet Dinosaur and Gummi Pet Gator are both available in cherry/lime, lime/orange or blueberry/lime flavours. Gummi Pet Tarantula comes in cherry, cherry/lime or grape, and Gummi Pet Rat is available in cherry, grape or orange.

Each Gummi Pet in the collection comes with a card filled with facts about the animal behind its inspiration.

For example, the Americans, especially those in the south-eastern United States, are familiar with alligators, or “gators” for short. Sweets lovers will enjoy learning a little more about this large and dangerous animal while snacking on a gummi cast in its likeness. The Gummi Pet Line is shipping to retailers now.

About Jelly Belly Candy Company:

Jelly Belly Candy Company was founded in 1898, and began making Jelly Belly® jelly beans in 1976. Today, Jelly Belly products are sold all over the world and the company remains family owned and operated by the fourth, fifth and sixth generations of the confectionery-making family. For more information, visit www.jellybelly.co.uk. Connect with the company online in the UK on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Media Contact:

Amy Kimber  | Bottle PR

01865 770381| jellybelly@wearebottle.com