Facts

NYD Peanut facts

  • Peanuts have more protein than any other nut!
  • Peanuts are absolutely the number #1 snack nut eaten in the US. It accounts for an incredible two thirds of the snack nut market. The total US snack market is predicted to grow to over $77 Billion by 2015.
  • Peanuts are also known as goober peas, goobers, pindars, ground nuts, grass nuts and earth nuts but only ours are known as ViPnuts!
  • It takes about 540 peanuts to make a single 12 ounce jar of peanut butter.
  • Talking of which, fried Peanut butter and banana sandwiches were reportedly Elvis's favourite!
  • "I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts" Orson Wells
  • The mighty peanut was worshiped by Aztecs and Indians as a sacred food.
  • Peanuts contain more antioxidants than grapes or green tea, have over 30 natural nutrients and are naturally cholesterol free!
  • Two peanut farmers have gone on to be elected US President. Jimmy Carter and Thomas Jefferson.
  • NASA consider peanuts lucky. Its a tradition dating back to the 60's and the Ranger missions. Previously every mission had failed, after peanuts were brought in for everyone in Mission Control Ranger 7 was a success and peanuts have been a feature of every NASA launch and landing since.
  • Our delicious ViPnuts can be found in some of the most exclusive bars, hotels, clubs, delis and stores in many countries around the world. Please contact us for more details!