Groundnuts, popularly known as peanuts & monkey nuts, are actually legumes, belonging to the same family of beans & peas. However, they share many of the same health benefits as other tree nuts.

Peanuts grow on all continents and are cultivated in tropical & subtropical climates.

Health benefits:

  • Peanuts contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats that keep the heart healthy.
  • Peanuts are an extremely high source of plant protein. Contain high concentrations of the antioxidant polyphenol.
  • A rich source of minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, calcium, sodium.


  • Because of their high protein content peanuts are processed into a variety of forms including butter, oil, flour and flakes
  • One of the most popular snacks in the world.
  • Peanuts are used in many different culinary applications around the world, in sauces, spreads, as a garnish etc.