Recent research shows that Americans eat peanuts more often than any other nut, and about half of consumers eat peanut butter at least once a week. We’re not surprised!
Peanuts contain more energy-boosting protein than any other nut and have more than 30 vitamins and nutrients, making them a Superfood. They are also an affordable source of 7 grams of protein and really convenient–you can take a pack with you or stir peanut butter in a smoothie or your oatmeal. When you combine the value, nutrition and flavor of peanuts and peanut butter, Americans really get a nice bang for their buck!
In honor of National Peanut Month, we took a look at the top 5 ways people like to eat peanuts and peanut butter.
The most popular way Americans eat peanuts is good ole fashioned straight from the can! The most popular way to eat peanut butter is the traditional, classic peanut butter on a sandwich with bread. But of course there are lots of options to enjoy this beloved nut and nut butter. Check out some inspiration to recipe ideas on our website, as well as our Pinterest page!
Source: 2015 Consumer Tracking Study Benchmark Report by Bantam Group