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How many peanuts are in a one ounce box of Cracker Jacks?

Question #819. Asked by Madge.

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There are 9 peanuts in every ounce of machine packaged Cracker Jacks.

Apr 11 2000, 11:25 PM
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July 4, 1998, New York Times Saturday, Late Edition - Final

I'm not finding anything on the one-ounce box, however:

After numerous complaints about EVERYTHING from too few peanuts to NO PRIZE...The company has begun using puffier popcorn, although the coating for it has not been changed. There are more peanuts, at least 20 to a four-ounce bag, and Frito-Lay has even started packing the bags into shipping cartons upside down, which is supposed to increase the likelihood that the peanuts won't be concentrated in the bottom of the bag -- another thing that irritates consumers.

link http://ggallarotti.web.wesleyan.edu/govt155/crackerjacks.htm

Jan 15 2008, 5:31 PM
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