Some 'nutty' trivia that I found out about:
- The peanut is not a nut, but a legume related to beans and lentils.
- Peanuts are naturally cholesterol-free.
- Peanut butter goes back to many countries and times Dating back over 100,000 years ago, a fossilized peanut was discovered in the Republic of China .
- According to the Corn Products Company, Dr. Ambrose Straub of St. Louis patented a peanut butter-making machine in 1903 and some unknown doctor invented peanut butter in 1890.
- It takes about 550 peanuts to make a 12 ounce jar of creamy peanut butter.
- Georgia is the #1 peanut producing state, but did you know that Texas is #2.
Fun Facts About Peanut : - A lot of information about peanuts and peanut butter.
Peanut Butter@Everything2.com : - Peanuts all the way!
Who Invented Peanut Butter : - The name says it all!
Uniquely American : - What's your choice... smooth or chunky?
America's Passion ... Peanut Butter! -