Planters Peanuts, Dry Roasted, 24 Ounce Jars (Pack of 2)
- Low in sodium; Low in cholesterol
PLANTERS began as a vision in the mind of a young Italian Immigrant named Amedeo Obici.
Little did he know that the small business he began in 1906 would grow into the world's grandest nut company. We have built our reputation and a powerful brand by offering superior quality and product innovation.
American favorite for over 100 years.
PLANTERS has been an American favorite for over 100 years. Whether you love PLANTERS Peanuts for their delicious peanut taste or their satisfying crunch, there’s a variety just for you.
All about the Peanut
Although its name implies it is a nut, peanuts are not true nuts but, instead, a member of a family of legumes related to peas, lentils, chickpeas and other beans. Peanuts start growing as a flower, but, because of their heavy weight after pollination, they bend toward and eventually go underground where the peanut matures. Although peanuts come in many varieties, there are four main types with specific size, taste and nutrient make-up; they include Runners, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. Runners have become extremely popular because of their high yield. More than half of these peanuts are used for peanut butter. Virginias have the largest kernels and are typically the peanuts you find roasted in the shell or in snack bags. Spanish-type peanuts have smaller kernels and higher oil content than other types of peanuts and are covered with a reddish-brown skin. They are used mostly in peanut candies, some snack nuts and peanut butter. Valencias are a very sweet "nut" with three or more small kernels to a pod and are covered in a bright-red skin. They are usually roasted or boiled and sold in-the-shell.
So many nuts, so little time.
In the mood for something simple? Grab one of our single-nut varieties like PLANTERS Regular Dry Roasted Peanuts. Needing a little wholesome energy to keep you going? Try our new PLANTERS Sustaining Energy Mix. Want to be a little adventurous? Taste our PLANTERS Peanut Butter.
A Healthy Handful of Peanuts
- Protein helps keep you satisfied. And peanuts—which are not actually nuts but, like peas and beans, are legumes—have seven grams of protein per one–ounce serving.
- Fiber - Peanuts are a good source of dietary fiber, which can help keep you feeling full longer and can aid digestion. Not too many snacks contain fiber!
- Niacin is a B vitamin that the body uses to convert food into energy. A one–ounce serving of peanuts delivers about 15% of the niacin you need each day.
- Vitamin E - A one–ounce serving of peanuts delivers a good source of Vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps you protect cells from damage.
- Resveratrol - This plant compound with antioxidant properties is found in peanuts (especially high in peanut skins) as well as grapes. Many scientific studies are looking at its health benefits.
- “Good” Fats - Experts recommend limiting the intake of foods high in saturated fat and replacing them with foods high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated–“good”—fats. And 80% of the fat in peanuts comprise the “good” fats.
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Top Customer Reviews
With all the differences in the same thing you have to read the labels on each one before you buy. There are no less than seven daffiness kinds of plain dry roast Planters peanuts. Why they decided to put so many chemicals and additives into some is astonishing. One of the worst is the large party size that contains monosodium glutamate or MSG (also known as "Natural Ingredients") which is an excito-toxin to the neurons of the brain, which overstimulates neurons making your brain think that the nuts taste better than they actually do. The neurons die of overstimulation. I don't know about you but I need all the neurons I have just to function these days.
The key to good healthy peanuts is to read the label and choose the canister with the fewest ingredients. Its kind of a bite since the font on the labels is so small, but for our health that is what we must now do until Planters simplifies things by not adding junk to the nuts.
Here is the link on Amazon to the one Planters Dry Roast that ingredients listed are only PEANUTS! Yay
I also like the lightly salted ones without all the garbage that is either harmful or makes you fat.
Disclosure : I am eating Planters Peanuts as I write this review.
Planters' peanuts have a tradition of excellence, which the company has been very careful to maintain. When you open a bottle of Planters' Dry Roasted Peanuts, you know they are going to be good. My favorite peanuts have always been Planters' peanuts, and they no doubt will remain so for a long time to come! I highly recommend these peanuts!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
If this package contained roasted peanuts and salt, I'd be happy. Unfortunately, Planters has added sugar, monosodium glutamate and a laundry list of other chemicals. Read morePublished on February 13, 2012 by Jordan Hahn
What can I say? Everyone has had these and you know exactly what you are getting: Good peanuts..get them on sale..good deal.Published on November 2, 2011 by David Glazer