Child & Adult Care Food Program
Nuts about peanut butter
Did you know . . .
... by the time the average student finishes high school, he or she will have eaten 1,500 peanut butter sandwiches.
... there are 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches in an acre of peanuts.
... about 40 million Americans eat peanut butter and jelly, banana, apples, raisins or honey sandwiches every day.
... more peanut butter is consumed on sandwiches annually than all of the jams, jellies and preserves combined.
... children prefer creamy peanut butter on their sandwiches.
... American school children consume more peanut butter than any other school children in the world.
...96 per cent of all Americans who make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches put the peanut butter side of the bread on top.
Source: Nuts About School Lunch
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