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    5 Fun Facts About PB&J

    Geo Beats

    by Geo Beats

    5 Fun Facts About PB&J - as part of the news and politics series by GeoBeats.

    Here are 5 fun facts about PB&J - America's favorite sandwich.

    Number 5 - It's hard to find a child who doesn't like PB&J. According to TIME magazine, a 2002 survey revealed that an average American child consumes approximately 1500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before leaving high school.

    Number 4 -The city of Grand Saline in Texas holds the title for making the largest PB&J sandwich in the world. With a total weight of 1,342 pounds, the sandwich was made of nearly 300 pounds of peanut butter and approximately 200 pounds of jelly.

    Number 3 - Many people are not aware that Smucker's Goober PB&J combines the goodness of both peanut butter and jelly - all in one jar. It comes in multiple flavors including chocolate, strawberry, and grape.

    Number 2 - When making a PB&J, 96% of the consumers spread peanut butter first before using jelly.

    Number 1 - According to the National Peanut Board, 60 percent of individuals prefer creamy while 40 percent like the crunchy peanut style better. Moreover, women and children prefer creamy whereas men tend to choose the crunchy style.

    Are you nuts for PB&J sandwich? Tell us in comments!