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2017

Consumer Trends: What health claims are shoppers really seeking?

When shopping for ‘better-for-you’ snacks, calorie and fat content remain the primary drivers for consumer purchases. On average, consumers observe roughly 40 claims that may influence their purchasing decision. However, in the end their final purchase is based on calorie and fat content.

Peanut Butter for the Hungry: Providing resources to malnourished children in the U.S. – and beyond

Peanut Butter for the Hungry (PB4H) is an initiative of the U.S. peanut industry to help malnourished children in areas where resources are limited. Read on for more information about the iniviative and how you can get involved.

Health and Nutrition Update: Healthy holiday eating strategies

The holiday season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean your healthy lifestyle should take a back seat. Check out nine strategies to keep unhealthy eating at bay, and we added in some peanutty tips.

Marketing and Merchandising: Target the right audience this holiday season

Around the holidays, there is so much noise that retailers must break through to engage with shoppers.The key to engaging with customers is with strategic targeting – learn about four helpful steps for this holiday season.

Allergy Update: A peanut allergy “cure” may be on its way

Could a peanut allergy cure be in the near future? Australian scientists say they’ve uncovered a potential cure for peanut allergies, keeping the allergy away in some patients for a four-year period.

Slow Cooker Comfort Foods: Easy, healthy and perfect for a chilly fall day

When it comes to tackling weeknight dinners, look no further than your handy slow cooker. Slow cooker meals not only make the after-school and after-work chaos easier, they offer a chance to connect with family over a cozy evening meal that's nutritious and tasty.

Health News: New study reveals nut consumption associated with reduced weight gain

A new study published by the European Journal of Nutrition investigated the link between nut intake and weight loss or gain, as well as risks associated with overweight or obese participates with increased nut consumption.

Nutrition News: Changes to new food guide

Health Canada’s food guide is about to undergo a makeover. Recently, Health Canada released a new set of principles it intends to adhere to for their next food guide. Among the changes include a revamp of the colourful rainbow of food groups to include a more plant-based diet.

Consumer Insights: Trending trail mix

Whether hiking along a great Canadian trail, finalizing a report at the office, or anywhere in between, trail mix is that salty-sweet snack that can curb hunger anytime – especially when peanuts are included.

Health and Nutrition Update: PB as a bedtime snack

For years, dietitians have said eating before bed is a huge no-no – well, unless it’s peanut butter! Studies show that people who eat a protein before bed have better muscle recovery, strength, and overall health.

Seasonal Update: Back-to-school snacking

School is back in session, but only till 4 p.m.! Looking for an after-school-before-dinner snack for kids after a full day of learning? Try an easy-to-prep snack to feed your child’s hunger – and brain – without ruining their appetite for dinner.

Allergy Update: Detecting allergies without exposure

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed a method of detecting peanut allergies that does not require the patient to be exposed to the allergen.