It's National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!

There's only one way to celebrate this momentous occasion: Start slathering bread with peanut butter and jelly! While you're enjoying your sandwich, check out these fun facts from the National Peanut Board.

Did you know:

  • The world’s largest peanut butter factory churns out 250,000 jars of the tasty treat every day.
  • Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter.
  • By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
  • The average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year.
  • The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school.
  • Americans eat enough peanut butter in a year to make more than 10 billion peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

Want a peanut butter and jelly fix while you're on the road? Track down Denver's food truck, Hey PB&J, for some awesome twists on the classic: Nutella Banana, Blackberry Jalapeno, Mother Clucker (with chicken) and Boss Hog (with pork).

Hungry now?