Jif Scoops Two Ounces Out Of Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread Jar

Mary Rose happened to notice that her latest jar of Jif reduced fat peanut butter spread was a little lighter than usual. No, it was because the jar itself had lost some weight. Two ounces, or 11% of the total contents of the jar, to be exact.

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By the way, we go to the effort to say “peanut butter spread” because this product can’t legally be called peanut butter. It doesn’t have enough peanuts, making up the lower-fat difference with “corn syrup solids,” sugar, and pea protein. Mmm, proteiny. It’s about 60% peanuts: actual peanut butter has to be at least 90% peanuts by weight.