Can Jelly Beans Make You Happy?

Jelly Bean graphic
A jar of sugar cubes

Can jelly beans make you happy? Yes, yes they can! At The Jelly Bean Factory, we love making our customers happy, whether it’s through our excellent customer service or with our delicious unique gourmet jelly beans.

There is a long list of things that can make us happy and our gourmet jelly beans and their 36 huge flavours are proud to be on that list.

But just why do jelly beans make us so happy? We did a little research to find out just how and why our tasty little beans have the power to bring a smile to your face!


Is It Something In The Jelly Bean?

Our gourmet jelly beans are made with the finest ingredients around. All of our delicious vibrant jelly beans only use all-natural extracts to get their shiny bright colours. We only use natural flavourings like fruit juice, to give our gourmet jelly beans there 36 huge flavours.

We know how the jelly beans get their fruity, tangy, zesty flavours, but how do they get to taste so sweet. Well, sugar of course. Our gourmet jelly beans are made with the finest sugar around so you get the top quality sugar in your top quality beans!

Sugar is possible the most important ingredient in a jelly bean factory jelly bean. It’s what makes the sweets, sweet. It’s the sugar in jelly beans that makes us happy, this is because sugar release something called dopamine.

A jar of sugar cubes


What Is Dopamine?

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, it’s also known as a chemical transmitter. Dopamine is produced in the brain and is used by your nervous system to transmit messages between nerve cells. It’s sometimes called a happy hormone along with other chemical releases, like serotonin and endorphins.

Our bodies release and use of dopamine are incredibly important to us humans. Our body uses it for a lot of reasons, including to feel pleasure. Dopamine and the feeling of pleasure are released to us as a reward.

It is released when we do something our body wants or needs us to do. That’s why you can get dopamine from simple tasks like sleeping, eating or exercise. Our bodies need sugar to function properly and so you receive a little bit of dopamine for every bit of sugar, or delicious jelly bean, that you consume.

Our bodies crave dopamine and we are always, subconsciously, seeking it out. That’s why when you have one tasty gourmet jelly bean, you’ll find you can’t have just one.

Always munch our sweet little treats responsibly. If you can’t be trusted not to eat a whole jar of jelly beans in one go, then make sure you have a friend on hand to help you eat them and share the dopamine hit with you.

Some strawberries and a spoonful of sugar for can jelly beans make you happy?

Can Jelly Beans Make You Happy?

Yes! The Jelly Bean Factory Jelly Beans are full of delicious and unique flavours that should make you happy no matter what. It’s not just the dopamine and sugar that makes you happy though.

Dopamine can be released for lots of different reason, so it might not be just the beans that are making you happy. Being around friends and family can also produce dopamine. So next time your feeling down, grab some good friends and a jar of gourmet jelly beans and you’ll feel happier in no time.

We want as many beings to feel as happy and joyful as possible! That’s why all of our gourmet jelly beans are vegetarian, gluten-free, halal and kosher so as many people as possible can enjoy them.

They are also free from all 14 EU Allergens (Gluten, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Eggs, Milk, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Soya, Sulphite and Lupin) and contain no harmful chemicals or unnecessary E-numbers.


Contact Us!

Can’t wait to get your hands on some of our delicious huge flavours? Then visit our shop for all your jelly bean needs! Be sure to check out our gifting selection. Make your friends happy too!

Have more questions?

Check out out our FAQ for more. You can also follow us on Social media or Contact us. If you have a question, a comment or just fancy a chat about jelly beans, we’ll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

Jelly Bean graphic