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2017

Summer Pastime: The story behind peanuts and baseball

It’s the start of summer, and summer means baseball. And, what pairs best with baseball? Peanuts, of course!

Allergy Update: Quebec school board ends ban on peanuts, other allergy-prone foods

The Commision scolair de Montreal (CSDM), has made a drastic shift in philosophy by lifting its ban on peanuts and other anaphylaxis-inducing foods, saying restrictions on student lunches create a false sense of security.

Health and Nutrition Update: Pass the nuts and eat more veggies, but hold the bacon and sugary drinks most of the time

In a recent edition of the American Peanut Council’s monthly newsletter, Dr. Andrew Craig, American Peanut Council Contributor, discussed the results of a study from Tufts University that looked at the associations between eating too much of some things, but not enough of others.

Menus, Marketing and Merchandising: Marketing campaigns with summer sizzle

Looking to put some sizzle in summer sales? With some strategic thinking and quick planning, you can generate new business just in time for the summer to heat up.

Meatless Mondays: Better for your health; better for the environment

Almost 12 million Canadians are eating less meat, according to an Environics Research poll from 2015. Going meatless once a week can do wonders for your health, such as reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. And, going meatless once a week can also help reduce our carbon footprint.

Eating peanuts may lead to supple arteries and healthy hearts

Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and strokes, according to new research from Penn State University.

Top 10 foods trends for 2017

Who doesn’t love learning about new food trends – we sure do! Wtih a number of interesting trends popping up this year, we offer some tasty and on-trend tips to enjoy peanuts.

Peanuts and Sustainability: A case for good bacteria

Bacteria are everywhere, but what you might not know is that peanuts contain a certain type of bacteria that enables peanuts to convert or “fix” their own nitrogen, which helps make it a naturally sustainable crop.

Menus, Marketing and Merchandising: Trendy tips for 2017

With the first quarter already in 2017’s rear view mirror, are you making the most of your marketing and merchandising budget? Learn about four key things that you can do to help keep your organization on track for success.

Consumer Research: Millennials replacing meals with snacks

Snacking can sometimes have a bad rap, but it all depends on what your snacking staples are. 92% of millennials admit to eating a wholesome snack in place of a meal at least once per week.

Allergy Update: New research shows infants should be eating peanuts by six months

According to new guidelines released by a U.S. government panel, to reduce the risk of peanut allergy, infants should eat foods containing peanuts by the time they are six months old.