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 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.
How is peanut butter made. • peanut butter making
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.
Peanut Butter on T.V • Family Guy
Food Combinations • Peanut butter eaten on 100% whole wheat bread is considered a complete protein!!! • A good way to break-the-fast in the morning
Peanut butter recipes • Peanut butter and jelly sandwich • peanut butter pancakes • rise and shine muffins • peanut butter cookies
Sources • http://www.peanutbutterlovers.com/recipes/pb_cookies.html • http://www.fiftiesweb.com/pop/jif.htm • http://www2.jsonline.com:80/entree/cooking/aug01/shelf26082301.asp • http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpeanutbutter.htm