Everyone knows peanuts are delicious, but many don’t know that peanut butter is among the items most requested by food banks. With its rich protein content and long shelf-life, peanut butter is the ideal food to help feed the hungry in communities across the U.S and the globe. Learn about how people give back with America’s favorite nut. 

Global Partnerships for a Future without Hunger: Hershey and Project Peanut Butter (Part I)

Late last year, the Hershey Company, in partnership with Project Peanut Butter, opened the project’s newest manufacturing facility in Kumasi, Ghana. The plant produces Project Peanut Butter’s peanut-based Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTFs) endorsed by leading NGOs as the world’s most effective treatment for severe childhood malnutrition. In this two-part series, we caught up with Jeff King, senior director, global brand for Hershey to find out more about the project and their plans for the future.

America’s Peanut Farmers & Project PB&J Make Sandwiches for New Yorkers in Need on National PB&J Day

The National Peanut Board wrapped up a week of spreading #peanutpower in New York City with a Project PB&J spreading party. In honor of National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on April 2, America’s peanut farmers teamed up with Which Wich®, Skippy® and One Sandwich at a Time to race the clock and make 1,000 PB&J’s in one hour for the hungry in New York City.

Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar: Fighting Hunger and Saving Lives

So many of us love peanut butter for its great taste, nutrition or just for the wonderful childhood memories we get when we bite into a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. You may not realize that peanut butter helps make ends meet for thousands of people who use food banks in the United States, and that peanut butter is also part of life-saving treatment for malnourished children. I’ll bet after you read this, you’ll love peanut butter even more.

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