Fun Ways to Count Our Favorite Foods

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How many peanuts does it take to make a jar of peanut butter? Oranges to make a carton of juice, or cacao beans for chocolate? Find out the answer to these and more favorite foods.

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A typical 12-ounce jar of peanut butter require about 540 peanuts to make. In one acre, farmers can grow enough peanuts for 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.

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Mustard is made with mustard powder, formed when thousands of seeds are crushed, mixed with water, wine, or vinegar and other spices. You'll need about 1,000 mustard seeds to make an eight-ounce jar of mustard.

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According to Tropicana, 18 oranges produce one 64-ounce carton of Tropicana orange juice.

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A bee must tap approximately two million flowers to produce one pound of honey!

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It takes about 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.

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A gallon of apple cider needs about 36 apples to make.

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Twelve gallons of whole milk goes into every gallon of ice cream.

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To make one pound of cheese, you'll need about 10 pounds of cow or goat milk or six pounds of sheep milk. You need less sheep milk because it is fattier and has a higher proportion of curds, the fatty solids that make cheese, than cow or goat milk.

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You need approximately one ton of olives, or an estimated 336,000 olives, to make about 30 pounds of olive oil.

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Curious to know what it takes to make some of our favorite foods like peanut butter and honey? Find out how many oranges produce a carton of juice, how many cacao beans are needed for a chocolate bar and more surprising answers to tasty questions.

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