National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 1st, 2015

 

Did you know that?

  • The history of peanuts is a journey from South America, to Asia, east across the Atlantic Ocean and back to North America.
  • Peanut butter was first introduced at the Sand became a source of delicious protein during the two world wars.
  • FairRecords show that it wasn’t until the early 1800s that peanuts were grown as a commercial crop in the United States.
  • There is evidence that ancient South American Inca Indians were the first to grind peanuts to make peanut butter.
  • There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.
  • PeanutsThe world’s largest peanut butter factory churns out 250,000 jars of the tasty treat every day.
  • Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter.
  • The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school.
  • Peanut-butter-and-jelly-sandwichesThere are over 10 peanut butter holidays.
  • Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.ç

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Born in 1928, Reese’s official brand day celebration is on May 18, don’t forget to start the party mood on! To see interesting facts about the brand see

 

http://www.hersheys.com/reeses/experience/facts.aspx