Ferrara Candy Company completes acquisition of Jelly Belly Candy; Jeff Brown named CEO of Jelly Belly

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CHICAGO , December 1, 2023 (press release) –

Ferrara Candy Company has completed the acquisition of Jelly Belly Candy Company . Jeff Brown has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Jelly Belly. Ferrara Candy Company and Jelly Belly have a combined history of more than 250 years. Ferrara Candy Company is optimistic about the opportunities ahead for their company, team, and loyal consumers.

Key Highlights:

* Jeff Brown previously served as the Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Distribution at Jelly Belly

* Ferrara Candy Company and Jelly Belly have a combined history of more than 250 years

* Ferrara Candy Company is optimistic about the opportunities ahead for their company, team, and loyal consumers

Original Press Release:

Chicago , Nov. 30 -- Ferrara issued the following news release:

Ferrara Candy Company today completed the acquisition of Jelly Belly Candy Company announced earlier this year. Jelly Belly will be led by newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Jelly Belly, Jeff Brown , who previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Distribution.

Ferrara Chief Executive Officer Marco Capurso notes, “We are thrilled to welcome the Jelly Belly team and their wonderful products into the Ferrara community. With more than 250 years of combined history, the pairing of Ferrara and Jelly Belly brings together two iconic American companies poised to bring sweetness to even more of the world. We are optimistic about the opportunities ahead for our company, our team, and our loyal consumers.”

[Category: Packaged Foods & Meats , M&A Activities]

Source: Ferrara

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