Jelly Belly looks to sell Pleasant Prairie facility

Freeman Staff

March 10, 2015

PLEASANT PRAIRIE ó The famous flavored jelly bean maker Jelly Belly plans to sell its warehouse in Pleasant Prairie and move distribution to Tennessee.

On Tuesday, spokeswoman Jana Sanders Perry confirmed that the Pleasant Prairie building is being put on the market for sale, but she added that tours will continue as normal and that the company has a full schedule of events planned for the summer.

She said there isnít a timeline for when distribution will be moved to Tennessee and no other information was available Tuesday.

Jelly Belly Candy Company was founded in 1898 and began making Jelly Belly jelly beans in 1976. Today, the California-based Jelly Belly sells products globally and remains family owned and operated.