January 24: National Peanut Butter Day – USA
National Peanut Butter Day – January 24
National Peanut Butter Day is a day celebrated in USA and is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service to support and expand existing markets and to develop new markets, and facilitate the economical production of peanuts for exportation.
The peanut butter was made by the Aztecs and Incas around in 1000 BC and was more of a paste and not nearly as creamy as the peanut butter we eat today.
Peanut butter didn’t become widely used and recognized by anyone until the 20th century. Initially, the peanut had to be considered more for the animal feed.
Do you know? Peanut butter is a good source of Vitamin E, B6, niacin, calcium, potassium and iron, and also packed with protein. Apart from all is rich in healthy monounsaturated fat.
Peanut Butter is the invention of four men: Marcus Gilmore Edson, Canada, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, Dr. Ambrose Straub, St. Louis, Missouri and chemist Joseph Rosefield.
In the year of 1884, Edson developed a process to making peanut paste, in 1895, Kellogg, patented a process with raw peanuts. In 1093, Dr. Straub is responsible for patenting a peanut butter making machine.
At 1904 Universal Exposition in St. Louis at C.H. Sumner’s concession stand, first time Peanut Butter was introduced to the audience/world
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