Private Tours Open in California
For the candy lover who seeks the exclusive and personal travel experience the Fairfield, Calif., factory announced the opening of a behind-the-scenes factory tour. The new tour takes visitors onto the floor of the factory for an up-close-and-personal experience like no other. Limited to six participants, the Jelly Belly University Tour gives fans a real education on how the candy is made and lets them taste treats fresh off the line.
The tour begins when visitors don white coats, gloves and hairnets before setting out on the tour. Soon they find themselves in the heart of the candy making and watch while master confectioners create the shell on a Jelly Belly bean.
At the end of the one-hour tour visitors are awarded a Degree of Beanology, a T-shirt and a discount card for shopping in the store.
The new tours are by advance reservation only, click on Visit Jelly Belly from the home page. The price is $47 per person. Children must be 6 years or older to enroll. Jelly Belly University tours are available Monday through Friday.
Check out this news segment on the tour.