Did George Washington Carver Invent Peanut Butter?

by Rick
(Maryland)

Didn't he invent peanut butter? Why isn't it on the list?

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May 12, 2019
Peanut Butter and George Washington Carve
by: BPW

Hi Rick,

George Washington Carver did not invent peanut butter.

"In 1884 Marcellus Gilmore Edson of Canada patented peanut paste, the finished product from milling roasted peanuts between two heated surfaces. In 1895 Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (the creator of Kellogg’s cereal) patented a process for creating peanut butter from raw peanuts. He marketed it as a nutritious protein substitute for people who could hardly chew on solid food. In 1903, Dr. Ambrose Straub of St. Louis, Missouri, patented a peanut-butter-making machine.

The rest, as they say, is history, and there are a variety of peanut butter flavors to choose from and you can use it in recipes from savory to sweet, like Nutty Thai Chicken Slow Cooker Dinner, Peanut Powered Breakfast Cookies and Peanut and Chocolate Cherry Smoothies."

https://www.nationalpeanutboard.org/peanut-info/who-invented-peanut-butter.htm

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