Leaf Brands, LLC Picked for ‘Career Day’ TV Show

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Leaf Brands, LLC will be featured in an upcoming TV show called, "Career Day," a nationally-syndicated TV show from Entertainment Studios, Inc. that inspires viewers, young and old, but mainly teens, to pursue the career of their dreams.

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“I love that ‘Career Day’ showcases all kinds of people and careers. It shows kids if you have drive and ambition, you can make your business dreams come true.

Leaf Brands, LLC will be featured in an upcoming TV show called, "Career Day," a nationally-syndicated TV show from Entertainment Studios, Inc. that inspires viewers, young and old, but mainly teens, to pursue the career of their dreams.

“Career Day” is nationally-syndicated on most Tribune and Sinclair Stations and produced by Executive Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, winner of 16 Emmys, and Associate Producer Leslie Gant. The half-hour TV series explores a variety of interesting careers - some traditional and some outside the box, in each episode. “Career Day” could explore what it takes to become a fashion designer, a brain surgeon, a marine biologist, and maybe even a racecar driver. Most recent episodes showcased a video game producer and two comedic jugglers.

Episodes are highly entertaining and do the best to capture a "day in the life" of the person's career. In the upcoming episode, members of Leaf Brands™ will meet with candy distributors, packaging manufacturers, and attend gifting suites and Hollywood events to promote the company’s products, which include Astro Pops®, Farts candy™, and David’s Signature Beyond Gourmet™ Jelly Beans.

The premise of the show is to showcase the team behind Leaf Brands, LLC in their day-to-day quest to rebuild their family candy company which was one of the most notable candy companies in the US, until it was sold to Hershey back in 1996. The original Leaf Brands, made well-known candy as Whoppers® and Jolly Rancher® at the time of the sale.

“I love that ‘Career Day’ showcases all kinds of people and careers. It shows kids if you have drive and ambition, you can make your business dreams come true,” says Leaf Brands CEO Ellia Kassoff. Part of the team includes David Klein who is the original inventor of Jelly Belly® jelly beans, and is launching David’s Signature Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans™ with Leaf Brands, LLC. “We really believe in Career Day’s mantra that ‘it’s never too early or too late to follow your dreams,” Kassoff added.

Klein’s recently released award-winning documentary about his life, “Candyman: The David Klein Story,” has garnered a lot of attention. Press about his new ‘Beyond Gourmet” signature line of jelly beans, which he is creating with Leaf Brands, LLC has gone worldwide including the front page of The Los Angeles Times, titled: “Jelly Belly creator sour over lost legacy but sees sweet future,” as well as the Seattle Times, Huffington Post, New York Daily News, KFI News Radio (30 Minute segment during morning drive time) and Time Magazine on-line.

About Leaf Brands, LLC: The original LEAF Brands were started in the 1920's. LEAF Brands, once the fourth largest candy producer in North America, owned candy classics such as Whoppers® and Jolly Rancher® to the marketplace. Members of the Leaf family have assembled together once again to revive the Leaf name and its famous image after the US division was sold to The Hershey Corporation in 1996, and the Leaf name was no longer used in the United States. Products include Astro Pops®, Yummers!™, Farts™ and David’s Signature Beyond Gourmet™ products.

About Entertainment Studios, Inc: Television Networks division, Entertainment Studios Networks owns Six (6) 24-Hour HD Networks – CARS.TV, PETS.TV, RECIPE.TV, COMEDY.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV and ES.TV. The Television division produces, distributes, and sells advertising for 18 television programs, making it the largest independent producer/distributor of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations. Entertainment Studios provides video content to broadcast television stations, mobile devices, multimedia platforms, and the World Wide Web. Chairman and CEO Byron Allen founded the company in 1993. Headquartered in Los Angeles, it has offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Raleigh.

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