Our experienced procurement team sources raw peanuts from accredited primary originators and processors in Argentina, Nicaragua, Brazil, USA, China, India, Senegal, Madagascar, Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and South Africa.
We are uniquely placed to offer Spanish, Runner, Virginia, Valencia, Bold, and Java types in high oleic and regular oleic varieties.
Nutrade Africa is an experienced dealer in peanut with an in-depth understanding of aflatoxin and microbiological controls and handles only products that meet local and internationally accepted quality standards.
Known for its red skins, the Spanish peanut has smaller sized kernels and is used predominantly for peanut candy, salted peanuts and peanut butter. Its reputation of having the “nuttiest” flavour when roasted is due to its higher oil content. The Spanish grades (kpo) are : 40/50, 50/60, 60/70, 70/80, 80/100
Uniform in kernel size (which allows for even roasting), the runner peanut is most commonly used for making peanut butter. The Runner grades (kpo) are : 32/36, 38/42, 50/60, 60/70, 70/80, 80/100
The largest of all peanuts, the Virginia peanut is also known as the “ballpark” peanut and is often used in gourmet snacks. Virginias are a popular peanut used for all-natural peanut butter. Virginia grades (kpo) are : 21/26, 28/32, 38/42, 45/55
Having three or more kernels per shell, the Valencia has a sweet flavor and is commonly used for all-natural peanut butter. Also, they are excellent for use as boiled peanuts. The Valencia grades (kpo) are : 75/85
Bold peanuts are a Virginia type produced in India. Large in size and a favourite in gourmet snacks and peanut butter. The Bold grades (kpo) are : 38/42, 40/50, 50/60, 60/70, 70/80, 80/90, 80/100
Java peanuts are the Indian Spanish type, with smaller uniform oval to round in shape and used in candy, salted peanuts and peanut butter. The Java grades (kpo) are : 60/70, 70/80, 80/90, 80/100