The Boston Baked Bean is a generic name used throughout the candy industry for sugar coated peanuts. The Ferrara Pan Candy Company developed their line of Boston Baked Beans in the early 1930's.
The Ferrara Candy Company (formally Ferrara Pan Candy Company) is a Chicago and Forest Park, Illinois, based candy company that makes a variety of candies. Their confections include Lemonheads, Jaw Busters ('The Original Jaw Breakers'), Atomic Fireballs, Chewy Fireballs, Original Boston Baked Beans, Grapeheads (formerly Alexander the Grape), Apple Heads, Punch Heads, Orange Heads, Cherry Heads, Chewy Lemon Heads & Friends, Tropical Chewy Lemon Heads & Friends and Red Hots. Original Boston Baked Beans are sugar-coated peanut candies.
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