Mr. Peanut Turns 100

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Peanuts

mr-peanutMr. Peanut turns 100 this year, as he got his start back in 1916 when schoolboy Antonio Gentile submitted his sketch to win the Planters contest for a brand icon. A commercial artist later added a top hat, a monocle and a cane. Tyron Spearman looks at some of things this icon has been known for over the years.

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