It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month
It’s been a school and work lunch box staple for generations. It’s that smooth, creamy or crunchy stick-to-the-roof-of-your-mouth peanut butter of peanut butter and jelly fame and this month, November, is National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month. While researching the topic I was surprised to learn that on an annual basis adults actually consume more peanut butter than kids. What else did I learn?
An 18 oz. jar of peanut butter needs 850 peanuts to be made.
Peanut oil accounts for 8% of the worldwide edible oil production.
Two U.S. presidents, Jimmy Carter and Thomas Jefferson, were peanut farmers ..
Americans eat 700 million pounds of peanut butter every year (3 pounds per person), which could theoretically cover the entire floor of the Grand Canyon.
Americans on the West Coast prefer chunky peanut butter, whereas those in the East Coast like it creamy.
The average American boy eats 1,500 peanut butter sandwiches before reaching the age of 18.
96% of people, when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, put the peanut butter on before the jelly
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