PEEPS Fun Facts

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Registered: 11-21-2007
PEEPS Fun Facts
Tue, 03-11-2008 - 1:17pm

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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