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You can celebrate National Jelly Bean Day! Best flavors still around after Easter

Jelly beans so often bring delicious despair because they are only on the shelves around Easter. So then why is National Jelly Bean Day April 22nd?!

Fear not, you can still celebrate! amNewYork went to Duane Reade and scoured the shelves to find what survived Easter. We've ranked the best options so you can get the most out of National Jelly Bean Day.

Starburst

Starburst’s relatively large bag of jelly beans offers
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Starburst’s relatively large bag of jelly beans offers a variety of six unique flavors for $2.99. The substantial amount of colorful candy in each bag is worth the price. From strawberry and cherry to green apple and lemon, each flavor is just sweet enough, giving you a delightful taste that leaves you wanting more.

Serving of 10: 140 calories; 27g of sugar

Jelly Belly’s Fruit Bowl

Jelly Belly’s fruit flavors make the bag distinctive
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Jelly Belly’s fruit flavors make the bag distinctive from the brand’s classic selection of candy. The 16 flavors include many fruit favorites like peach, raspberry, blueberry, lemon and more. Sold in a small package for $2.79, the candy’s wide variety compensates for the bag’s small size.

Serving of 35: 140 calories; 28g of sugar

Jelly Belly’s 30 Flavors

The famous brand’s package of 30 flavors offers
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The famous brand’s package of 30 flavors offers the largest variety of jelly beans. Though the flavors might not be as delicious as the Jelly Belly’s Fruit Bowl, they are undoubtedly creative. Flavors such as toasted marshmallow, sizzling cinnamon and caramel corn mark each candy’s signature taste. As the most expensive package—$4.99—you’re sure to find at least one flavor that satisfies your taste buds.

Serving of 35: 140 calories; 28g of sugar

Nice!

Jelly beans from Nice! seem to contradict the
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Jelly beans from Nice! seem to contradict the brand’s name. The candies are larger than your average jelly bean and are packaged in a medium-sized bag. Although they are not the best quality, the number of candies and its more than reasonable price of $1.09 make the brand hard to resist.

Serving of 15: 150 calories; 29g of sugar

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