The peanuts of tomorrow are more popular, hardier, more drought-resistant and useful in unexpected ways.

Food Trends

Recent studies, like this one from Deloitte, show that consumers are becoming more eco-conscious, globally minded and sustainability-focused.

Peanuts present an all-in-one solution for these increasingly important market demands.

Peanuts are a key ingredient in world cuisines, a health-conscious alternative to decadent dessert products and essential to the growing consumer movement to help the planet by eating less meat and more plants.

Udon Noodles, braised Pork, Peanut Sauce

Peanuts are already a global favorite and a central ingredient in many world cuisines.

Peanuts were domesticated from wild South American varieties in the Andes thousands of years ago. European explorers took them back to Spain, and then on to Asia and Africa. Africans first introduced peanuts to North America in the 1700s.

Today, peanuts are known as core ingredients in Mexican molés, African stews, Asian sauces and many other meals people enjoy and count on every day.

No Part Goes Unused

Pelletized peanuts made from the peanut hulls are used for animal feed and fuel

Peanut “hay” made from the vines is used as food for cattle and ground cover or put back in the land to enrich the soil

Scientists are researching peanut skins, which contain high levels of antioxidants and polyphenols, for emergent uses

We have the technology to create many useful substances out of peanut oil.

In the future, there may be a market demand for petroleum substitutes and products like:
Plant-Based Plastics