Herman G. Rowland, Sr. was born in 1941 and is Chairman of the Board of Jelly Belly Candy Co. headquartered in Fairfield, CA. The firm manufactures Jelly Belly jelly beans and 70 Confections by Jelly Belly gourmet candies. Herm is the great-grandson of Gustav Goelitz, a German immigrant who launched the family’s candymaking tradition in […]
The NCSA welcomes biographical information and portrait photographs of Candy Hall of Fame inductees. Information should be sent to: National Confectionery Sales Association Spitfire House 3135 Berea Road Cleveland, OH 44111 Information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thorleif passed away September 12, 2009.
Joe was born in 1938 to Joseph and Blanche, in Pittsburgh, PA. He attended St. Martin’s and St. Philip’s grade schools in Pittsburgh and graduated from Crafton High School in 1956. While attending the University of Pittsburgh, Joe was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1961, where he served in the Medical Corps at Ft. […]