Here’s your butter news recap for the year:

1. Man sues Dunkin Donuts for slathering margarine on their bagels and calling it butter.

We’re not one for frivolous lawsuits but claiming margarine is butter is a crime.

2. Butter Shortage in France

The Cri de Coeur heard ‘round the world.

3. Americans are eating more butter than ever

Well, not on a per capita basis – our grandparents and great-grandparents were spreading butter on everything and eating way more per person on average than we do now – still, people are eating lots more than 20 years ago.

4. The Justin Trudeau Butter Sculpture


5. Unilever renames “I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter”

Unilever trying to breathe some life into the “buttery spread” we named “The Trickster” in our Definitive guide to Butter Spreads.