World peanut production totals about 29 million metric tons per year. The United States is the world’s third-largest producer, after China and India. Nutritious and versatile, peanuts are a vital staple in the diets of people around the world. Although today ubiquitous across the globe, the peanut (Arachis hypogaea) was native only to South America.
India is a World leader in Peanut Exporters, suppliers, and traders and also groundnut farming, with 8 million hectares of cultivated area in the year 2003 (FAO, 2004). Peanut is grown mostly in five states namely Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra and together they account for about 90% of the crop’s of total area.
The Peanut plant is unusual because it flowers above ground but the peanut grows below ground. Planted in the early spring, the peanut grows best in calcium-rich sandy soil. Although peanuts come in many varieties, there are four basic market types: Runner, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. Each of the peanut types is distinctive in size, flavor, and nutritional composition.
Peanuts are an especially good source of healthful fats, protein, and fiber. They also contain plenty of potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and B vitamins. Despite being high in calories, peanuts are rich in nutrients and low in carbohydrates. Peanuts in India are used for seasoning purposes to enrich the flavor of your dish and generally available with top sesame seeds exporters.
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