You’re Eating More Peanuts Than Ever…Thank You!

We’ve heard from a lot of peanut fanatics over the years and your love for America’s favorite nut keeps growing. Recent data from the USDA and U.S. Census shows that peanut consumption reached an all-time high in 2020 at 7.6 pounds per person. That means you know that peanuts are a healthy food that’s not only packed with nutrition, but also bursting with flavor and can be enjoyed in many different forms (hello peanut butter and peanut powder!) at all times of the day. Peanuts are also the most sustainable nut, and America’s peanut farmers and their families thank you for your support!


More than half of the peanuts you eat likely comes in the form of peanut butter and, although it’s been around for over 100 years, peanut butter is as on-trend as ever as people continue to find new and interesting ways to enjoy and use it. Check out these recent trends:

For more info, read the full news release here and check out Instagram or Twitter for even more delicious recipes and fun ways to enjoy peanuts and peanut butter.

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