Did you know that some of the best quality and tastiest cocktail peanuts are grown right here in South Africa? The Free State, North West, and Northern Cape are the main growing areas for groundnuts in the country. At MultiSnack, we have both giant and cocktail peanuts available for purchase.
Peanuts grow underground. So, in theory, they are not real nuts. They form part of the legume family, which also includes beans, lentils, soy, and peas. Legumes are a rich source of protein in the plant kingdom, which means that peanuts are a reliable source of protein.
Besides protein, peanuts also contain a large amount of minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and copper. Some of the vitamins it holds include B1, B2, B3, and B6.
Peanuts can be consumed raw, but there are also a wide range of derivative products available, such as: peanut butter, peanut flour, peanut oil, and peanut protein. Furthermore, peanuts are used in a variety of foods, sauces, cakes, pastries, desserts, and even sweets.
Besides being one of the more affordable nut options, peanuts hold numerous health benefits, making it a preferred snacking alternative. Peanuts are high in fat and calories, but if consumed in moderation studies have found that it can aid in weight loss and reduce the risk of being obese.
- â¢ Peanuts contain several nutrients that are healthy for the heart and therefore aids in the prevention of serious heart diseases.
- â¢ Peanuts can also prevent gallstones from developing.
At MultiSnack, we have various peanut products available, including natural, roasted, salted, and even candied options. Another favourite is our delicious peanut brittle and clusters! Feel free to contact us
to place your order.