WHAT IS PEANUT?
Other common names for Peanuts are groundnuts, earthnuts, and goobers. In spite of their name, peanuts are unrelated to tree nuts. Peanuts are not eaten as raw and mostly consumed roasted or in the form of peanut butter. Other peanut products are peanut oil, flour, and protein which are used in other foods like desserts, cakes, snacks, and sauces.
Peanut oil is a commonly used vegetable oil around the world is made from Peanuts. It is made from the edible seeds of the peanut plant and is also known as groundnut oil or Arachis oil. Peanut oil has a high smoke point which makes it a popular choice for frying foods. It has a slightly nutty flavor, which makes it a good neutral option to use for most recipes.
Peanuts are as popular as they are healthy. They have vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds and an excellent source of plant-based protein. Peanuts may even be useful for weight loss and are linked to a lower risk of heart diseases. They have less value of carbs that makes them a worthy choice for people with diabetes. Other important vitamins and minerals are biotins, manganese, vitamin E, phosphorus, and magnesium.
WHO IS USING PEANUT?
Peanut is widely used in countries where strict quality measures are taken regarding product manufacturing and handling till it reaches end-users. It is used as general foods, organic food chains, snack shops, Bakeries and also peanut in the form of peanut oil is used by Paint and Varnish manufacturers, Furniture polish makers, Lubricating oil manufacturers, Cosmetic Industries