Some Peanut Butter Trivia

Thursday, June 12, 2008

One acre of peanuts will produce enough peanut butter to make 30,000 sandwiches.

Peanuts are not actually nuts at all--they are legumes.

The average American eats about 3 pounds of peanut butter per year.

Peanut shells have many practical uses, making peanuts a no-waste crop. Shells are used in paper, kitty litter, fireplace logs, wallboard, and animal feed.

Two peanut farmers have been elected President of the United States: Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.