They are frequently ground into peanut butter, or pressed for the oil, which is used in cooking as well as in the manufacture of soaps and cosmetics. The seeds, pods, and whole plants are also a source of animal fodder, fiber for paper production, and a green fertilizernuts. Peanuts, which are high in protein and vitamin B and E, as well as magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus, are eaten raw or boiled and roasted (and often salted).
Typically reddish brown skin with oblong shape.Peanuts are rich in nutrients, providing over 30 essential nutrients & phytonutrients.Good source of niacin, folate, fiber, magnesium, Vitamin E, Manganese and phosphorous. Naturally free of trans-fats and sodium and contain about 25% protein.Peanuts are processed in various forms. Innovation on use of peanuts in processed foods is due to excellent nutritional values.