Friday, September 13, 2013

Happy National Peanut Day!

(with apologies to Carla)

Some Fun Peanut Facts:

  • Peanuts are the #1 snack nut consumed in the U.S.
  • It takes approximately 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
  • On average, Americans consume more than 6 pounds of peanuts and peanut butter each year
  • Most women and children prefer creamy peanut butter while men prefer crunchy
  • Peanuts have more protein than any other snack nut 
  • "Goober," the peanut's nickname, comes from the Congo language for peanut, "nguba"

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