Peanut Butter Month

November 18, 2016

It’s time to celebrate all of the glory that is peanut butter. November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month and Americans will be celebrating by enjoying more than 65 million pounds of peanut butter this

This holiday has been a month-long celebration since 1995 when the snack celebrated its 100th anniversary of the first patent for peanut butter by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg on November 4, 1895. Celebrate with some of our favorite peanut butter products, recipes and fun facts.

Some of the peanut butter products we offer include:

 

Some of our favorite peanut butter recipes:

 

Did you know?

  • 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.
  • Women and children prefer creamy peanut butter, while most men opt for chunky.
  • Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.
  • George Washington Carver was known as the “plant doctor” and the “grandfather of peanuts”. Though he did not invent peanut butter, he discovered many ways to use peanut and innovative farming methods, including crop diversification and soil conservation.

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