7 Weird Yet Interesting Facts About The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup That Few People Know

7 Weird Yet Interesting Facts About The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup That Few People Know

People have been enjoying Reese's peanut butter cups for a long time. Maybe it is because they are delicious or because there are so many ways to enjoy them. However, the facts we found out about them may just turn your whole world upside down!

The Facts Everyone Should Know About Reese's Cups Include:

  1. Harry Burnett Reese got his start working at one of the Hershey Chocolate Company's dairy farms before quitting his job to start his own candy company, the H.B. Reese Candy Company. His most successful venture was launched in 1928, when he created the peanut butter cup.

  2. The original name of the chocolate coated peanut butter candy was “penny cups,” because they only cost one cent in the 1930's.

  3. Shortly after Harry Reese passed away, Hershey's acquired the H.B. Reese Candy Company.

  4. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups has over 20 variations sold as limited edition cups during holidays.

  5. The demand for the candy is so high that Reese's makes enough Peanut Butter Cups in one year to feed one to every person in the USA, Japan, Europe, Australia, China, Africa, and India.

  6. The candy is so loved, there's  an official holiday, ‘I Love Reese's Day,' May 18.

  7. You can buy  one pound two pack on hersheysstore.com.


These seven facts about Reese's peanut butter cups just might make you love them even more. Are Reese's peanut butter cups your favorite candy?

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  1. Linda Orcutt
    Linda Orcutt May 14, 03:40

    John you better check out those Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

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  2. Plastiware
    Plastiware May 28, 08:30

    best diet fan !

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