• IPF 2016 Promo Save the Dates
    We invite you to SAVE THE DATES for the 2016 International Peanut Forum! This key networking and conference event will be held during Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th April 2016 at the NH Collection ...
  • 2015 Winter Conference & 75th Anniversary Celebration

    SAVE THE DATES AND STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION!

  • Peanut Butter

    Peanut butter is one of America's favorite foods. Found in about 75% of American homes, peanut butter is considered by many to be a staple like bread and milk.

  • Power of the Peanut

    Planters Peanuts has embarked on a new program which highlights the benefits of peanuts to your health, which impacts other areas of your life.

  • Peanuts have many uses

    Peanuts have many uses. They can be used to fight malnutrition and aid in famine relief, and they can also provide, or be the basis for, any number of food products.

  • Hope

    Peanut Butter for the Hungry is the humanitarian initiative of the U.S. Peanut industry to help malnourished children around the world.

  • Ship Container

    Container Ships move American Peanuts to International Markets

Allergy

Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, some food allergies can cause severe reactions, and may even be life-threatening. As a result, more and more people are becoming aware of food allergy, making it a subject of increasing public concern.

This section provides information to increase understanding of food allergies and their possible causes, and provides links to even further information.

More Food Allergy Information

Food Allergy FAQs

Many people report they suffer from some form of food allergy. In reality, the actual percentage of true food allergic individuals is much lower than people perceive—perhaps 2% of the population.

Peanut Allergy White Paper

The focus of this white paper is to present the current science on peanut allergy, while placing it in the context of food allergy overall.

Food Allergy Resources

The U.S. Peanut Industry works closely with consumers and industry organizations to address peanut allergy concerns.

NPB Launches PeanutAllergyFacts.org Resource

NPB has launched PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a website dedicated to providing science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy management. It also includes stories from experts and food allergic families alike on topics ranging from proper diagnosis to why school bans don’t work.

 


peanut-butter-jar5 UNEXPECTED USES FOR PEANUT BUTTER

Peanut butter is delicious in cookies and on sandwiches, but its uses go beyond the kitchen. The tasty mixture of roasted nuts can do everything from removing grime to preserving garden tools. Discover the most unexpected uses for PB now!


foodsafetyFOOD SAFETY RESOURCE GUIDE

APC has compiled a collection of Food Safety companies and contacts that can assist you with your quality control efforts.


peanut blast squares 100RECIPES

Search the APC recipe library to find that unique recipe you've been looking for.

The American Peanut Council is the only U.S. organization which represents all segments of the peanut industry, including Growers, Shellers, Manufacturers, Brokers, International companies, and more.

Member Spotlight

  • Eurolog Packing Group

    An interview with Mr. Cal Cleary of Eurolog Packing Group North America

Food Safety Training Calendar

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Peanut Butter for the Hungry

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