Some stories are too fantastical to seem true, but take it from us – this one’s legit. Recently we stumbled upon an interesting product known as clawed peanuts. As an authority on peanut products, these curious kernels had us scratching our heads. We had never heard of, or tasted a peanut with such a unique flavor. A subsequent search into the origins of this product revealed a fascinating story about a decades-old recipe, a professional organ grinder, and a white-faced Capuchin monkey named George. If only we could make this up.
NOVEMBER 2, 2015--ATLANTA--National Peanut Board (NPB), in partnership with Culinary degree programs at The Art Institutes system of schools launched a recipe contest to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month in November, encouraging students to develop a creative peanut butter recipe. The Grand Prize-winning recipe was a Roasted Peanut Tuile with Peanut Butter Mousse and Peanut Butter Candied Bacon submitted by student Dustin Godfrey from The Art Institute of Jacksonville, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design, in Florida.
AUGUST 23, 2015--ATLANTA--Signaling a new strategy of targeting millennial consumers, the National Peanut Board unanimously approved the fiscal year 16 Program of Work at its quarterly Board meeting in Suffolk, Va., Aug. 10 – 13. In addition, the Board unanimously approved a budget of $10,465,000 for FY-16, which begins Nov. 1, 2015 and ends Oct. 31, 2016. Before implementation, USDA must approve the budget and Program of Work.
JULY 10, 2015--ATLANTA--After 15 years working with Golin as its public relations agency of record, the National Peanut Board today announced the agency will expand its role to include advertising and marketing, following a competitive review that included agencies from every discipline.
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