Does peanut butter require refrigeration?

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Does peanut butter require refrigeration?
« on: 17/06/2008 23:57:38 »
I'd like to know beacuse its really nice to put on your bread once you first open it, then we put it in the refigerator and it gets all hard to spread and breaks my bread :( ha. It'd be nice if I could just put it in the pantryy thingy.

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« Reply #1 on: 18/06/2008 00:21:48 »
Sim I keep my peanut butter in a  kitchen cupboard, I would never put that in my fridge as it is not the right consistency but
why don't you do an experiment and see one day if you keep it
in the fridge and then the following one in a cupboard??
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« Reply #2 on: 18/06/2008 00:28:57 »
Or get two jars and put one in the fridge and one in the cupboard.

I had never thought of putting it in the fridge before, along with the oranges and crisps.
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« Reply #3 on: 18/06/2008 00:40:41 »
Soo its fine to keep out of the frig after opening?

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« Reply #4 on: 18/06/2008 00:43:51 »
I have always put it in the cupboard. Can imagine it cold and non spreadable in the fridge.. I have refrigerated it on celery sticks covered in plastic wrap.. I like it room temperature.

I would say yes I have never had trouble with it out. My jar does not say refrigerate after opening either and that is a law to include on the container so I say go for it don't worry.. Just watch its age as the oil can get rancid!

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« Reply #5 on: 18/06/2008 00:59:33 »
Skippy does recommend refrigeration after opening...but it's so smooth it can handle it !!...and that's because it has slightly less peanuts as a percentage than some others.
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« Reply #6 on: 18/06/2008 01:08:05 »
My skippy says nothing about refrigeration after opening I just read my whole jar but it does have a Best if used by February 09 09 R2 07:32

Yours must be different then mine!

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« Reply #7 on: 18/06/2008 01:10:23 »
According to http://www.peanutbutterlovers.com/howmade/index.html , nope it doesn't need refrigeration.  Even peanut butters that recommend it don't need it.  We just finished off a jar of Skippy and it never went in the fridge.
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« Reply #8 on: 18/06/2008 01:13:08 »
Yeah, ours doesn't say anything about it either. Thanks guys. But Jelly does right? ha or no..

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« Reply #9 on: 18/06/2008 01:17:18 »
My skippy says nothing about refrigeration after opening I just read my whole jar but it does have a Best if used by February 09 09 R2 07:32

Yours must be different then mine!

Chuck yours over here ...lets have a look !!

Hmmmmm...you're right...but our Skippy (which is your USA stuff) does say it on ours !

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can you make out the second line down !! ?

Is this what yours looks like ?

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What's the percentage of peanuts as part of the ingredients on yours  ?


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« Reply #10 on: 18/06/2008 01:28:21 »
Gosh...ewe don't know it but the two photos above comprise the 4000th and 4001st photos I've taken with my aging sony digital camera !!
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« Reply #11 on: 18/06/2008 01:34:45 »
Wow thats a lot of piccy's.. I am taking a picture of peanut butter but mine says nothing about refrigeration although yours clearly does!

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« Reply #12 on: 18/06/2008 01:37:08 »
I just pulled my empty jar of Skippy out of the trash.  It doesn't say anything about refrigeration and it also doesn't tell the percentage of peanuts.
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« Reply #13 on: 18/06/2008 01:38:18 »
Wow thats a lot of piccy's.. I am taking a picture of peanut butter but mine says nothing about refrigeration although yours clearly does!

Maybe they have slightly different recipes....the one I have contains 90% roasted nuts !...and yours ?
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« Reply #14 on: 18/06/2008 01:39:42 »
I just pulled my empty jar of Skippy out of the trash.  It doesn't say anything about refrigeration and it also doesn't tell the percentage of peanuts.


Hmmm...perhaps we have stricter regs about the quantities of ingredients that must be displayed...I am puzzled that they do not say the quantities on yours !
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« Reply #15 on: 18/06/2008 01:40:40 »
Wow thats a lot of piccy's.. I am taking a picture of peanut butter but mine says nothing about refrigeration although yours clearly does!

Maybe they have slightly different recipes....the one I have contains 90% roasted nuts !...and yours ?

Caroyln's site said peanut butter must contain 90% peanuts

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« Reply #16 on: 18/06/2008 01:43:30 »



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« Reply #17 on: 18/06/2008 01:44:09 »
I just pulled my empty jar of Skippy out of the trash.  It doesn't say anything about refrigeration and it also doesn't tell the percentage of peanuts.


Hmmm...perhaps we have stricter regs about the quantities of ingredients that must be displayed...I am puzzled that they do not say the quantities on yours !

Just looked again and it's definitely not there. 
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« Reply #18 on: 18/06/2008 01:47:18 »
My skippy says nothing about refrigeration after opening I just read my whole jar but it does have a Best if used by February 09 09 R2 07:32

Yours must be different then mine!

Chuck yours over here ...lets have a look !!

Hmmmmm...you're right...but our Skippy (which is your USA stuff) does say it on ours !

[attachment=3328]

can you make out the second line down !! ?

Is this what yours looks like ?

[attachment=3330]


What's the percentage of peanuts as part of the ingredients on yours  ?




I can't find the percentage of peanuts.. where is yours?

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« Reply #19 on: 18/06/2008 01:48:00 »
He said 90 Karen ha

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« Reply #20 on: 18/06/2008 01:48:06 »
My brain is fried.....I've taken sleepy tabs...and I'm saying goodnight !!

ewe know what I want right now ?


A friggin Peanut butter sandwich !!....but....I'm NOT having it cos I'm on a health drive and it's nearly 2am and I'm a wreck !!

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« Reply #21 on: 18/06/2008 01:48:50 »
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« Reply #22 on: 18/06/2008 01:49:50 »
I just pulled my empty jar of Skippy out of the trash.  It doesn't say anything about refrigeration and it also doesn't tell the percentage of peanuts.

mine neither !

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« Reply #23 on: 18/06/2008 01:50:59 »
My brain is fried.....I've taken sleepy tabs...and I'm saying goodnight !!

ewe know what I want right now ?


A friggin Peanut butter sandwich !!....but....I'm NOT having it cos I'm on a health drive and it's nearly 2am and I'm a wreck !!

night all !!


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« Reply #24 on: 18/06/2008 01:51:40 »
Karen I ain't going anywhere

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« Reply #25 on: 18/06/2008 01:52:54 »
My skippy says nothing about refrigeration after opening I just read my whole jar but it does have a Best if used by February 09 09 R2 07:32

Yours must be different then mine!

Chuck yours over here ...lets have a look !!

Hmmmmm...you're right...but our Skippy (which is your USA stuff) does say it on ours !

[attachment=3328]

can you make out the second line down !! ?

Is this what yours looks like ?

[attachment=3330]


What's the percentage of peanuts as part of the ingredients on yours  ?




I can't find the percentage of peanuts.. where is yours?

My Jar is similar but the listings are different!

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« Reply #26 on: 18/06/2008 01:53:36 »
Karen I ain't going anywhere


Sorry Ryan I meant Neil.. LOL I erased it! LOL!

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« Reply #27 on: 18/06/2008 02:00:12 »
Wow thats a lot of piccy's.. I am taking a picture of peanut butter but mine says nothing about refrigeration although yours clearly does!

Maybe they have slightly different recipes....the one I have contains 90% roasted nuts !...and yours ?

 mine sats Ingredients: ROASTED PEANUTS,SUGAR, PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OILS (COTTONSEED, SOYBEAN AND RAPESEED)TO PREVENT SEPARATION, SALT

thATS IT nO TRANS FATSnATURAL 7 GRAMS PROTEIN!

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« Reply #28 on: 18/06/2008 10:48:30 »
There's a conspiracy thoery about peanut butter, tomato sauce and other things such as this that say on the label "refridgerate after opening" that the only reason they say that is because if you keep it in your fridge, you will see it more often than in the cupboard, so you might eat more of it, then buy more of it. None of this stuff said refridgerate after opening years ago and the product hasn't changed.

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« Reply #29 on: 18/06/2008 11:13:37 »
Nor does any of the Peanut Butter jars that I have had or used
ever said to Refrigerate it.

Turnipsock's advice was good, sensible as he is. IMO
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« Reply #30 on: 18/06/2008 13:02:07 »
I have to see that it is and has ever only been that USA brand Skippy that says to refrigerate:

Here again are the details:

Karen it's a little tricky to ' digest ' the ingredients on yours are you able to take the piccy again....tip: turn the flash off and take photo under strong light using the 'close up ' feature....else...do what I did ...peel the label off and scan it !!


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Though, I have to say...the idea that a conspiracy theory is dwelling inside my refrigerator is exciting !!


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