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Peanut Facts – Did You Know….

Capturepeanut factsPEANUT FACTS

• Peanuts aren’t grown on a tree; they are grown underground.
• It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
• There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter  sandwiches.
• In 2014, Jackson County grew peanuts on 35,350.15 acres.
• Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth.
• Peanuts contain an incredible 26% protein.
• Peanuts contain seven essential minerals including phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, copper and calcium.
• The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she  graduates high school.

                                                                      For more information contact:
UF/IFAS Extension Jackson Countypeanuts
http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 482-9620

Peanut Butter Challenge

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