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Five interesting facts about peanut butter

November 11, 2018

The month to munch

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month.

Hundreds of peanuts needed

It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.

The peanut presidents

Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the United States — Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson and Georgia’s Jimmy Carter.

Creamy or chunky?

Women and children prefer creamy peanut butter, while most men opt for chunky.

No less than 90 percent

By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.

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