If you’re looking for something delicious to snack on, it’s more than likely that you’re reaching for peanuts. Whether that’s a handful of dry roasted peanuts or a spoonful of peanut butter, peanut products can bring a smile to any face, and quench the hunger of any growling stomach. But as many peanuts as people tend to eat, what makes the peanut so special? Where did it come from and what benefits does it have to offer besides the taste. Let’s explore that!
- While there is no official recording of the products initial introduction, it is estimated that the peanut plant originated in Peru or Brazil.
- The Incans of Peru were said to have used peanuts for burial rituals even in the time of 1500 B.C.
- The popularity of peanuts spread once the Spanish first traveled through Mexico, bringing them with them back to Sp Continue reading