Johannes Peter "Hans" Riegel was a German entrepreneur who owned and operated the confectioner Haribo since 1946.
Born in Bonn, he was the oldest son of the company"s founder Hans Riegel, Senior, who invented the gummy bear in 1922.
University of Bonn.
In the same year, he organized the construction of the first indoor badminton court in Germany, called the Haribo-Centre, in Bonn. Riegel owned the Jakobsburg Hotel and Golf resort near Boppard in the Rhine Valley in Germany.
Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland; Great Golden Medal of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria; Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland