Today is Peanut Butter Day, so we’re sharing fun facts from the National Peanut Board.
The link to the article is HERE, but some of the highlights include:
- It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
- By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts
- The average peanut farm in the U.S. is 100 acres.
- Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.
- There are six cities in the U.S. named Peanut: Peanut, California; Lower Peanut, Pennsylvania; Upper Peanut, Pennsylvania; Peanut, Pennsylvania, Peanut, Tennessee; and Peanut West Virginia.
Some fun peanut butter questions to ask your friends…
- crunchy or creamy?
- what’s your favorite jelly or jam on a PB&J?
- crust-on or crust-off?
- white or wheat bread with PB? Or crackers? Pretzels?
Today’s trivia question to win the Troyer’s of Apple Valley $5 certificate was:
Where was Thomas Jefferson’s peanut farm?
Answer: Monticello, Virginia
Congratulations to Erinn of Mount Vernon!
Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Lilly