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Monday, August 22, 2011

The Peanut Butter History

Peanut butter was invented and reinvented many times throughout history. Peanuts were known as 950 BC, and is native to South America. The ancient Incas used peanuts and were known for having a pasty substance. As a culture of peanuts emigrated from South America to Africa by early explorers and then traveled by trade in Spain, which then traded products to the American colonies. Harvesting the first commercial peanut was cultivated in Virginia in the early and mid-1840s and in North Carolina beginning around the 1818th

According to Corn Products Company, Dr. Ambrose Straub of St. Louis patented peanut butter-maker in 1903 and some unknown doctor invented peanut butter in 1890.

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented "prepares Nut Meal" in 1895 and used peanuts. Kellogg was the patient in his peanut butter Battle Creek Sanatorium. Joseph Lambert, has worked for Dr. Kellogg, and began to sell their hand peanut grinder in 1896. Almeeta Lambert published the first nut cookbook, "The complete guide to cooking Nut" in 1899.

In 1914, many companies that make peanut butter.

Joseph L. Rose field has invented the process of churning, which made it a smooth peanut butter smooth. In 1928, Rose Field license his invention Pond Society, producers of Peter Pan peanut butter. In 1932, Rose, the field began to make its own brand called Skippy peanut butter that contains crunchy peanut butter style.

Agricultural chemist George Washington Carver discovered 300 uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes. He started popularizing uses peanut products including peanut butter, paper, ink, and oil began in 1880. The most famous of Carver search took place after his arrival in Tuskeegee in 1896. But Carver does not have peanut butter patent because he believed the food were all gifts from God. In 1880, the date which precedes all inventors above, except of course for the Incas, who was the first. It was Carver who made peanuts a major crop in South America in the early 1900-century.

After all, peanut butter is just roasted peanuts into a paste. Half of all edible peanuts produced in the United States are used to make peanut butter and peanut spreads.

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