It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter.
The average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year.
Peanut butter is consumed in 94 percent of USA households.
Americans eat enough peanut butter in a year to make more than 10 billion peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
According to Little Brownie Bakers, cookie bakers use about 230,000 pounds of peanut butter per week to bake the Girl Scout cookies, Do-si-dos and Tagalongs.
Women and children prefer creamy peanut butter, while most men opt for chunky.
People living on the East Coast prefer creamy peanut butter, while those on the West Coast prefer the crunchy style.
Peanuts and peanut butter contain over 30 essential nutrients and phytonutrients.
Peanut butter is the leading use of peanuts in the USA.
More fun facts about peanut butter can be found on the National Peanut Board fun fact sheet. A comprehensive guide to peanuts and peanut nutrition can be found on the Planters Peanuts Web site.