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1.

Introduction
To complete our assignment for Business Research and Methods course, we
have done an experimental research to know how the reaction of people towards
something. In this experimental research we want to know the reaction of
students towards a Bean Boozled candy.
What is Bean Boozled?

Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

Bean Boozled is a jelly bean product from Jelly Belly Company. Its like a bean
candy with 10 weird and wild flavors. There are ten colors of candy and the

Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

similar

color

could

have

Figure 1 Bean Boozled Flavors

Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

different

flavor.

Souce: http://www.jellybelly.com/flavor-guides

The Figure above explain the various flavors of Bean Boozled. The products
priced Rp75,000/box with net. 45 grams.
1. Objectives of the Experiment

To know the students expression in tasting Bean Boozled


To know how students reaction about tasty or downright crazy of Bean

Boozled
To know how the students purchase intension of Bean Boozled

2. Methodology
2.1.

Participants

Participants in our experimental research are peoples in arround ITB Campus.


Not only students in ITB, but also we met students from UPI Bandung and STIKES
Budi Luhur when we research in arround ITB Library. But, most of participants is
students at ITB.
2.2.

Materials

Materials that we use to experimental research is :

Bean Boozeled candy


Ingredients : Sugar, corn syrup, modified food starch, contains 2% or less

of the following: peach puree concentrate, pear juice concentrate, lime juice
concentrate, coconut, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin (an
emulsifier), cocoa powder, citric acid, lactic acid, sodium citrate, sodium
lactate, natural and artificial flavor, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), color added,
red 40 lake, blue 2 lake, yellow 5 & 6, red 40, blue 1, blue 1 lake, vegetable
and fruit juice (color), beeswax, carnauba wax, confectioner's glaze, tapioca
dextrin, salt. (source : https://www.vat19.com/item/bean-boozled-jellybelly)

2.3.
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Tissue
Small glass
Location and Time
Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

In this experimental research, we decided to take an experiment in ITB


campus on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 13.30 PM 16.30 PM.
2.4.

Procedures

To do this experimental research, weve designed some steps to done. These


steps will be conducted each time we took some subject of this experiments. The
subject of this experiment are students around ITB campus which we randomly
chose. The steps are:
a. Introduction
We introduced our-self and our objective to our subjects about the
experiment. We wrote down their names, age, faculty/department. Then
subjects determine the color which will be tasted.
b. The taste
The subjects tasted the Bean Boozled and described the taste. Interact
with others subjects to compare the taste.
c. Revelation and Reaction
We started to reveal the product to the subjects. Explained in more detail
about the product and how its actual taste.
d. Purchase Intention
We asked them about their interest whether to buy or not for a Bean
Boozled with net. 45 grams priced Rp75,000.

3. Results
Table of Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled
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Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

Name

o.

Gend

Ag

er

Major

Taste

Recommend
ation to
buy? (Yes/

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Sean
Haikal
Kukuh
Raka
Silvia
Dewi
Wiwit
Nopta
Claudia
Rizki
Helga
Keylin
Albert
Harum
Abraha

L
L
L
L
P
P
P
P
P
L
P
P
L
P
L

18
17
20
20
21
21
18
18
20
18
17
17
20
18
18

SBM
SBM
SBM
SBM
Tourism
Midwifery
SITH
SITH
Geology
FTI
FTI
FTI
Product Design
STEI
FTSL

Coconut
Coconut
Lawn Clippings
Lawn Clippings
Stinky Socks
Tutti-Fruitti
Skunk Spray
Skunk Spray
Booger
Lawn Clippings
Lawn Clippings
Lime
Lime
Lime
Lime

No)
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No

16
17

m
Sasya
Nadia

P
P

19
20

Product Design
Geophysics

Lawn Clippings
Lime

No
No

18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Romi
Ivan
Fadjrin
Ully
Azhar
Karina
Juni
Ike

L
L
L
P
L
P
P
P

20
20
21
20
20
19
18
21

engineering
Management
Management
Management
Management
Management
FSRD
FSRD
Chemistry

Toothpaste
Toothpaste
Lime
Coconut
Coconut
Barf
Barf
Canned Dog

Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No

26

Eka

21

Chemistry

Food
Canned Dog

No

21

Aerospace

Food
Buttered

No

20

engineering
Aerospace

Popcorn
Rotten Egg

No

19
18

engineering
Pharmacy
Pharmacy

Stinky Socks
Stinky Socks

No
No

27

Wildan

28

Bram

29
30

Refa
Mely

L
L
P
P

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3.1.

The students expression in tasting Bean Boozled

The Bean Boozled candy may look alike but they could not taste more
different from each other. However, the flavors associated with each style are either
super tasty or downright crazy. When our participations consume and chew Bean
Boozled candy, if they lucky and get a super tasty like tutt-fruitti, peach, lime,
coconut, etc, the expression is sweet, yummy, its no problems like that. They are
enjoy these candy. But if our participations are unlucky, they get a downright crazy
(weird and wild taste) like stincky socks, rotten egg, lawn clippings, booger, etc and
we look their expression are like emm, its candy? contains weird and wild flavors
like that. Details expression can be seen in our video.
3.2.

The students reaction about tasty or downright crazy of Bean

Boozled
The reaction after our participants chew the Bean Boozled candy, most of
them laugh because the taste feels weird, they cant describe about their taste. If
lucky get super tasty, their reaction are ordinary and enjoy this taste. However, if
unlucky get downright crazy (weird and wild taste), their reaction are laugh because
they cant describe about their taste.
3.3.
The students purchase intension of Bean Boozled
From this table, we make diagram about the purchase

intention

(recommended to buy or not) :

The students purchase intension of Bean Boozled


30
25
20
15
10
5
0

Recommenda
tion to buy?

Yes

No

We make conclusion from this diagram that participants say no to buy its
product (Bean Boozled candy) is more than participants say yes because the taste
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Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled

of candy is trapped. If lucky will get super tasty and if unlucky wll get downright
crazy (weird and wild taste. So, we recommended to buy this candy (Bean Boozled)
if you like games that bring so much joy, tears and laughter.
4. Conclusion

Cholik bikinin conclusionnya yaaa :)

Students React to Weird Stuff: Bean Boozled