Extra-light peanuts, with calibre 6/8 (6-8 fruits per ounce, that is 28,35 g). The shell is yellow, gold-like, and resistant to the toasting process.
Country of Origin: Israel. Main producers of peanuts are China, India, Nigeria, and the USA, n nevertheless the most refined varieties are cultivated in Israel.
Harvest season: late August.
Peanuts grow underground and they belong to the enormous family of pulses.
Peanuts help lower the risk of cancer and Alzheimer. According to some reaserches carried out in Taiwan, the use of peanuts at least twice a week contributes to a substantial lowering of the risk of colon cancer up tp 31%. A recent article appeared in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, explains how niacin, a substance contained in these fruits, constitutes an efficient help as concerns the prevention of Alzheimer.
Nutritional values per 100g
(Values per 100g of edible product)
|Valore energetico in KJ/ Energy||2534|
|Valore energetico Kcal/ Energy||612|
|Grassi/ Fat g.||50|
|di cui acidi grassi saturi/ of which saturates g.||6,9|
|Carboidrati/ Carbohydrates g.||14|
|di cui zuccheri/ of which sugars g.||4,2|
|Proteine/ Protein g.||24|
|Sale/ Salt g.||0,02|