Retail-FoodserviceWith an increasing number of consumers looking for healthy snacks, now is a perfect time to promote peanuts as great tasting snacks that are enjoyable and good for health.


Six essential facts about The American Peanut

1. A growth category in a food-conscious age
Sales of American peanuts are increasing, the result of growing recognition of their quality and convenience. A positive trend with upside sales and gross profit benefits for you.

2. The Peanut’s unique nutritional quality
When it comes to NUTrition, peanuts pack a powerful punch. They are chock full of protein, fibre and essential vitamins and minerals. They are 100% cholesterol-free and contain oleic acid, a heart-healthy source of unsaturated fat. Available sodium-free, peanuts are an unmodified natural product that positively impacts healthy lifestyles.

3. The American Peanut – an unmatched natural food
When seeking superior peanut quality and taste, Canadians rely overwhelmingly on U.S.-sourced peanuts grown in the sunshine states of the south and southwest.

4. Peanuts and food safety
Represented by the Peanut Bureau of Canada, the American peanut industry is proudly committed to a full public understanding of issues affecting food safety.

5. Peanut information you can rely on
Retailers, the food industry and consumers rely on the American Peanut Council and the Peanut Bureau of Canada for quantitative and qualitative, trustworthy information on the benefits of peanuts and peanut products in a healthy diet.

6. The Peanut – nature’s wonder product
This “mighty mite” of legumes comes to us from a low-growing plant that produces its fruit below the soil. Harvested using sophisticated technology, shipped fresh and delectable.


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Did You Know?

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    The peanut is also called the earthnut, groundnut and goober pea.
  • peanut-butter-jar
    Peanut butter was invented around 1890 as a health food for the undernourished.
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    Peanuts are 100 per cent cholesterol-free and contain oleic acid, a heart-healthy source of unsaturated fat.

  • peanut-protein
    The peanut contains more protein than any other nut.

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