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Want to own a Florida candy factory? Jelly Belly founder giving one away through treasure hunt

Additional winners will receive $5,000

Jelly Belly's The Gold Ticket
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The Jelly Belly founder is pulling off a Willy Wonka-style treasure hunt.

Ahead of his retirement, David Klein is launching a golden ticket contest in which one lucky winner gets their very own candy factory.

The gold tickets are in the form of necklaces, with a verification code on them.

They are hidden in secret locations across the United States.

Klein, who no longer owns Jelly Belly, says he is giving away a “Candyman Kitchens” in Florida to one grand prize winner.

Other winners will get $5,000.

It costs about $50 to receive the riddle to play.

As of Tuesday morning, however, the website to claim the clues wasn’t working.