We’re not just talking Peanuts here …

We’re not just talking peanuts here … we’re talking BIG business!

  • 850 = the number of peanuts in an 18-ounce jar of peanut butter
  • 20 Feet = the world’s largest peanut monument is 20 feet tall and is located in Ashburn, Ga.
  • 1904 = The year peanut butter was introduced to the general public at the World’s Fair
  • 2,861 = the average number of pounds of peanuts harvested from one acre
  • 1,500 = The number of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches the average American child will eat by the time he graduates from high school
  • 7 lbs. = The average amount of peanuts and related products each American consumes each year
  • $632 Million = Annual retail sales for jams, jellies, fruit spreads and preserves
  • 50% = Percentage of peanuts grown that are eaten in the form of peanut butter

Sources: J.M. Smucker, International Jelly and Preserve Association, Peanut-Butter.org

Petey Comment – No big point to be made – simply thought this information would be fun for you peanut butter lovers!

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