- The 345 billion Oreo cookies
sold to date would fill up the world's largest freight train,
consisting of 660 freight cars, more than 45 times.
- The St. Louis Arch (630
feet) is 15,120 Oreo cookies high.
- The Golden Gate Bridge
(4,200 feet) is 28,800 Oreo cookies long.
- If every Oreo cookie
ever made were stacked on top of each other (more than 345 billion...),
the pile would reach to the moon and back more than five times.
Then again, if placed side-by-side, they would encircle the
earth 381 times at the equator.
- If all the OREO cookies
sold to date were stacked on top of each other, the height of
the stack would be equivalent to the height of 9.8 million Sears
Towers. The Sears Tower is 1,454 feet tall.
- In order to keep up with
this voluminous demand, the Oreo cookie recipe calls for 18
million pounds of cocoa and 47 million pounds of creme filling.
An Oreo cookie is 29% creme, 71% cookie
- The Oreo cookie has been
America's most popular cookie since it was introduced in 1912.
More than 345 billion Oreo cookies have been consumed to date.
More than 7.5 billion Oreo cookies are consumed each year, which
comes out to 625 million per month and 20.5 million per day.
- The floral design on the
oreo cookie consists of 12 flowers per side.
- There are 9 varieties
of Oreos (as of 7/02): Original, Mini, Chocolate Creme, Chocolate
Creme Mini, Reduced Fat, Oreo Double Stuf, Fudge Covered, Fudge
Mint Covered, & Double Delight (PB and Chocolate)
found at FunTrivia and
various other locations