Presentation on theme: "Peanut Butter By Jeremy wolf. History of Peanut Butter Peanuts were known as early as 950b.c As a crop peanuts emigrated from South America to Africa."— Presentation transcript:
History of Peanut Butter Peanuts were known as early as 950b.c As a crop peanuts emigrated from South America to Africa by early explorers and then traveled by trade into Spain who then traded the product to the American colonies. The first commercial peanut crop was grown in Virginia in the early to mid 1840's
Who is known as the father of peanut butter? Agricultural Chemist Dr. George Washington Carver-.-1880 did not patent it.
Who is George Washington Carver? Born in 1864 near Diamond Grove Missouri, on the farm of Moses Carver Agricultural Chemist Came up with over three hundred uses for peanuts
Stories about peanut butter In 1890, an unknown St. Louis physician supposedly encouraged the owner of a food products company, George A. Bayle Jr., to process and package ground peanut paste as a nutritious protein substitute for people with poor teeth who couldn't chew meat.
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Peanut Butter Facts There are many brands of peanut butter but the leading three are Jif, Skippy, and Peter pan. By law all Peanut but must contain 90% peanuts There is 700 million pounds of peanut butter eaten yearly 60% of the market creamy, and 40% crunchy.
Nutritional Facts nutritional facts for smooth nutritional facts for chunky
Fun Facts about Jif Americans eat 170 million pounds of Jif in a year. That's enough to make 2 billion peanut butter sandwiches or to spread a football field with a layer 55 feet thick Peanut butter's high protein content draws moisture from your mouth. That's why it sticks to the roof of your mouth. It takes about 120 billion peanuts to equal the amount of Jif Peanut Butter produced in one year.