Our mission is to support the long-term growth of the U.S. peanut industry. The American Peanut Council offers a forum and unified voice for everyone involved with peanuts. Whether you grow, buy, sell or manufacture, we’re here for you. APC is the only association that represents the entire peanut industry. 

What we do:

  • Promote the global consumption of U.S. peanuts
  • Develop export markets for U.S. peanuts
  • Protect the industry supply chain
  • Lead scientific research on peanut production
  • Provide thought leadership on food safety, sustainability, crisis and risk management

We’re peanut people helping peanut people.

The most important benefit of the APC is surrounding yourself with like-minded professionals. Here, you’ll meet business experts, agricultural experts, and other who are passionate bout peanuts. The APC is the place to build relationships with government officials, NGO’s, international organizations, and other trade groups. We’re one big peanut family.

Mission Statement

To support the long-term growth of the U.S. peanut industry by serving as the forum and unified voice for ALL segments, including:

  1. Providing leadership in issues management
  2. Promoting the consumption of U.S. peanuts internationally
  3. Providing thought leadership, coordination and facilitation in scientific research related to production, handling and processing of peanuts.

Guiding Principles

  1. Our first priority is to support our members across all segments; to provide exceptional value for their investments; and to operate in an efficient and financially sustainable manner.
  2. We operate from a disciplined, repeatable process in the planning, governance, and execution of our priorities.
  3. We collaborate across segments to arrive at a common point of view for the good of the industry, speaking as the unified voice of the industry once agreement is reached.
  4. We diligently seek ways to provide the best forum for dialogue and interaction between all members of the industry.
  5. We work effectively and cooperatively with other industry groups for the betterment of the industry.

Ask about our "Add a Member" promotion. Contact APC Membership Manager Peggy Disney at pdisney[at]peanutsusa.com, or call (703) 838-9500. The American Peanut Council is a nonprofit, membership-driven organization....

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The American Peanut Council does not discriminate in its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, or marital/family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations or alternative means of program communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, ASL, Languages other than English etc.) should contact APC for assistance at 703-838-9500.