"National Jelly Bean Day is a time to enjoy gobs and gobs of jelly beans. Anyone who loves jelly beans, knows they are not just for Easter. Sure, they are very popular at Easter but they are also enjoyed year round. Jelly beans date back to at least the 1860's. Advertisements promoted sending jelly beans to Union troops fighting in the Civil War. The original candy maker is unknown. " :laughing9: I like those Jelly Belly brand jellybeans, but I can only eat about 10 then I've had enough of 'em.