8 Fun Facts About the Delicious Oreos

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Oreo just had its 103 birthday. Here are 8 reasons the Oreo is still so, so amazing.


1
More than 7.5 billion Oreos are consumed every year.

2
Oreos are the world’s best-selling cookie.

3
Brazil has a very similar cookie to Oreo called "Negresco."

4
The original Oreo recipe included pork fat for the creamy center.

5
It remains a mystery exactly why the cookies are named Oreos.

6
Oreos were sold by weight when they first came out! In fact, they cost 30 cents per pound.

7
National Oreo Day is on March 6.

8
Oreos were created with British customers in mind.