Fun Facts About "Sandwich & Sub"

  1. The Sloppy Joe was created in 1939 in a Sioux City, Iowa, cafe. A cook named Joe mixed ground beef, onions, green pepper, & ketchup and served it on a hamburger bun.
  2. The # of peanut butter & jelly sandwiches the average American student will have eaten by high school graduation? 1,500!
  3. Early BLT recipes printed in cookbooks from the 1930’s to the 1950’s actually included cheese!
  4. Each day, Americans eat more than a total of 300 million sandwiches!
  5. The biggest sandwich ever made weighed more than 5,400 lbs!
  6. Due to the low cost of a peanut butter & jelly sandwich at the time, PB&J's helped keeps Americans fed during the Great Depression.
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