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:

  1. It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
  2. By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts
  3. The average peanut farm in the U.S. is 100 acres.
  4. Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.
  5. 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