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    We invite you to register now 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 Madrid ...
  • 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.

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    Container Ships move American Peanuts to International Markets

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