Peanut

The all-American classic PB&J proved a life saver for many school kids during the height of the pandemic. Pic: GettyImages/ALLEKO

The critical role of the humble PB&J

By Gill Hyslop

With the world still in various states of lockdown thanks to COVID-19, bread’s rise in popularity continues to thrive as people seek out comfort and nostalgia. The demand for the classic all-American peanut butter and jelly (PB&J) sandwich – while...

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Ground-breaking trial gives new hope for peanut allergies

By Oliver Morrison

A trial suggests that oral immunotherapy treatment, which involves repeated exposure over time to gradually increase doses of the allergen, could allow sufferers to increase their tolerance to peanuts. They would not be able to eat nuts at will, but their...

Golden Peanut invests in South African nut market

Golden Peanut invests in South African nut market

By Maggie Hennessy

Golden Peanut Co., a subsidiary of Decatur, IL-based Archer Daniels Midland Co., has acquired an 80% ownership stake in the assets of a South African peanut business and a 50% ownership stake in a South African pecan business.

The peanut industry has spent $9m on peanut allergy research and education efforts

Peanuts prevail amid allergen anxieties

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Anxiety surrounding peanut allergies has created the impression of an epidemic in the US but industry has remained resilient with sales showing 'excellent growth', the president of the American Peanut Council says.

Peanut protein: an untapped opportunity?

Peanut protein: an untapped opportunity?

By Lynda Searby

European food manufacturers have yet to wake up to the potential of peanut flour as an alternative source of plant protein and a value-adding ingredient in bars, cookies, breads and weight management products, according to a peanut industry trade association.

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