“We’re happy that this will reside amongst all the other wild things to see at Jungle Jim’s,” said Lizz Jungkunz, the Fairfield store’s candy manager and buyer. “It’s a gift to the Jungle, but we also feel like it’s a gift to the community because of its uniqueness and how special it is to Jungle Jim, personally.”
“It’s bigger and better than anything anyone could have imagined and we think the public is going to love it,” she said.
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To celebrate the addition of the one-of-a-kind “sweet treasure” to the store’s already over-the-top decor, Jungle Jim’s is planning an unveiling event, with store founder “Jungle Jim” Bonaminio on hand to take photos with families next to the new attraction.
Other family activities in conjunction with the event will include a Jelly Belly Beanboozled Challenge, where brave participants will spin a flavor wheel to win coupons and prizes.
The store also will have more than 1,000 Jelly Belly sample giveaways in addition to a “guess how many” contest that will feature prizes.
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