Facts About PEEPS

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Registered: 04-19-2007
Facts About PEEPS
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Tue, 03-11-2008 - 2:54pm

PEEPS® Fun Facts!


How many…


• The amount of PEEPS® chicks and bunnies eaten at Easter could more than circle Earth’s circumference. That’s a lot of marshmallow!


• The number of PEEPS® chicks, bunnies and other shapes made each day could make a path from the factory door in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to the state of Maryland.


• The machines at the Just Born Factory can add 3800 PEEPS® eyes per minute!


How tall, how far…


• It would take approximately 172 MILLION PEEPS® bunnies end-to-end to circle the moon!


• Over 70 million PEEPS® chicks lined up beak-to-tail are needed to reach from New York City to Los Angeles.


• If you had 8000 PEEPS® bunnies, and you stood them in a straight vertical line, you could reach the top of the Sears Tower in Chicago.


How popular…


• Loyal PEEPS® fans LOVE their PEEPS®… fresh, stale, frozen and even on pizza!


• There are over 200 unofficial PEEPS® web sites!


• PEEPS® are so popular, they have been the best selling non-chocolate Easter candy for the last decade.


• PEEPS® have become gourmet favorites as fondues, crème brule ingredients and cappuccino toppings!


Tell me more…


• In the early 1950’s, it took 27 HOURS to make one PEEPS® chick. Today it takes six minutes!


• PEEPS® chicks and bunnies come in 5 colors. Yellow chicks are the most popular, followed by pink, lavender, blue, and white.



• Each PEEPS® chick has 32 calories and 0 grams of fat.
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Registered: 03-22-2007
Tue, 03-11-2008 - 6:03pm
Those were some really cool facts!

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Registered: 04-19-2006
Tue, 03-11-2008 - 6:08pm
mmmmmmmmm peeps. I gotta steal this for my board :)
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Registered: 04-19-2007
Tue, 03-11-2008 - 6:21pm
I am not a peep girl...but every once and
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Registered: 04-19-2006
Tue, 03-11-2008 - 6:32pm
Ever try the chocolate ones? I haven't yet.
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