Spread the Love Blog

Peanut Butter Prevails on Pinterest!

This National Peanut Month we’re celebrating peanut butter creativity! Mouth-watering recipes are gracing the pages of Pinterest, and we couldn’t resist sharing a few of our favorite finds: Beverage: Peanut butter banana shake Appetizer: Asian-style chicken bruschetta Salad: Cucumber peanut salad Soup: African sweet potato soup with peanut butter, black-eyed peas and beans Dessert: Peanut butter pies For entrée inspiration, check out the winners of [...]

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Thrifty shoppers choose PB

According to the USDA, the average weekly food cost in September 2011 for a family of four on a “thrifty” to “low-cost” budget was $125.70 to $187.70. On the high end, that’s an average of nearly $9 per meal, or $2.23 per serving. With peanut butter ringing up at less than 20 cents per serving, consumers can truly spread [...]

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November – Peanut Butter Lovers Month

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, time to celebrate our favorite food! Americans will celebrate by eating more than 65 million pounds of peanut butter during the month of November. Southern Peanut Growers, representing southeastern peanut farmers, started the celebration as Peanut Butter Lovers Day on November 4, 1990. November 4 marks the anniversary of the first patent for peanut [...]

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Peter Pan’s New Natural Peanut Butter Spreads

"Some natural peanut butters are perceived as being too expensive, difficult to stir, and having oily pooling on top," said Karl Sears, vice president and general manager, ConAgra Foods. "Peter Pan Natural peanut butter spreads were developed to directly address these consumer barriers by offering the brand's perfect blend of 'peanutty' taste at a great value." OK. The above was from the [...]

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Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs with FREE Jar of Peanut Butter!

People often ask uswhere to buy individual portion squeeze packs of peanut butter. Well, here's a great deal for you! Peanut Butter & Co. offers their 1.15-ounce Easy Squeezy Peanut Butter in three flavors: Smooth Operator, Dark Chocolate Dreams and The Bee's Knees. These packs are perfect for camping, hiking, and all kinds of snacking on-the-go. The squeeze packs come 10 to [...]

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Peanut Proud and Giving Back

Peanut Proud is a nonprofit organization of the American peanut industry created to unite the peanut community by 'spreading the love' through humanitarian efforts and the recognition of excellence. Most recently, Peanut Proud mobilized the peanut industry to help the victims of the tornadoes in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Missouri. Peanut Proud collected more than $81,000 worth of peanut product donations [...]

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Out with the Food Pyramid

Sending the old food pyramid into the sands of time, First Lady Michelle Obama recently introduced MyPlate to help Americans more easily visualize a healthy diet – one plate at a time. The plate is divided into four sections representing the basic groups – fruit, vegetables, grains and protein. A smaller circle representing dairy products sits next to the plate. You [...]

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Peanut butter Snickers hits a homerun!

Mars Chocolate North America hit a home run with its latest chocolate and peanut butter release – a fabulous new version of the classic Snickers®. PB Squared combines peanuts, caramel, nougat and milk chocolate with America’s favorite spread, peanut butter, to produce a delightful, bite-size candy bar.  They come in packages of two for sharing, or by the bagful [...]

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