As President, Ronald Reagan placed a standing order of 720 bags of Jelly Beans per month (306,070 beans) with the Herman Goelitz Co. The Jelly Beans, which cost $4 per 1 pound bag ($2,880 per month), were “distributed among the White House, Capitol Hill and other federal buildings.” – Source: Time Magazine

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