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Woman Sues Candymaker for Its Sugar-Filled Jelly Beans

Jelly Belly's response: This is 'nonsense'

(Newser) - Most people know that jelly beans contain sugar. A California woman, however, says she was left in the dark and now wants retribution. Jessica Gomez says she purchased Jelly Belly's Sport Beans—advertised as a supplement for carbohydrates, electrolytes, and vitamins—believing the candy had a lot less sugar... More »

Suck It, Siri: 'Google Now' Puts You to Shame

Steve Kovach says Android voice assistant better at 'pretty much everything'

(Newser) - Disappointed with Siri? Well, maybe you should ditch your fancy iPhone, because the upcoming Google Now "is a lot more impressive," writes Steve Kovach of Business Insider . After using Google Now for a few days, he's concluded that it "fills in all the gaps left by... More »

The Sour Story of Jelly Belly's Willy Wonka

Candymaker now gives $5 tours of his small factory

(Newser) - There's no candy-coating the story of Jelly Belly creator David Klein. After coming up with the idea for the high-end jelly bean company, he took a modest buy-out in 1980 and has regretted it ever since, reports the Los Angeles Times in a profile. Klein, an eccentric 64-year-old, now... More »

Kate's Face Appears on Jelly Bean, Brits Go Wild

'She was lying there, staring at me,' says co-owner of candy shop

(Newser) - It's a miracle! Soon-to-be-princess Kate Middleton's face has mysteriously appeared on a yellow jelly bean, and it's going to be sold on eBay. When jelly bean store owner Jessica White opened a jar of mango-flavored jelly beans, "I saw her immediately," said boyfriend and co-owner... More »

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