Nightly News   |  October 15, 2013

Hans Riegel, Gummi Bear mogul, dies at 90

The man who put candy company Haribo on the map — and made Gummi Bears popular worldwide — has died at the age of 90. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> you may not know his name, but he is the man to thank for all things gummy. he is the reason it is tougher to get our kids out of the candy stores that charge by the pound. had hans regal has died, he put the candy on the map and introduced the world to the gummy bear . he built his dad's company out of the wreckage of the second world war and grew it to success, he was 90 years old.