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​The Jelly Bean Factory and the Productivity Puzzle

Sophia Knight-Geddes

20th June 2016

A great video clip showing the productivity of gourmet Jelly Beans. The video clip links to the Economic phenomenon the "Productivity Puzzle" where the UK has experienced a sharp fall in productivity that had now flat lined.

Image by Skeeze for Pixabay

The video reviews production at The Jelly Bean Factory, where it takes 2 weeks to make one jelly bean and some 14 million jelly beans are made each day.

The Jelly Bean Factory export 98% of production around the world and have plans to grow to a production of 28 million a day by the end of 2019.

Watch the clip for a great insight into real life production and quality assurance methods in practice.

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Sophia Knight-Geddes

Sophia Knight-Geddes has been teaching for 10 years and is Coordinator of Business, Enterprise and Vocational Studies at Park View School, County Durham.

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