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Peanut flour

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Peanut flour

A dry powder formed after the partial extraction of oil from roasted peanuts. It has about 50% protein and available forms include 12% and 28% fat.

It is used to provide peanut flavor, protein, and aroma to foods including baked goods, nutrition bars, sauces, and dressings, coating for frying vegetables and  it is a great thickener for soups, a flavorful and aromatic ingredient for breads and pastries, as well as a creative coating for meats, fish, and other dishes.

Types of Peanut flour:

Light roast :
Light roast 12% fat is lightest in roast, aroma and in flavor of all of the peanut flours offered. It is used in applications where the peanut flour is not needed for flavor. Light roast with 28% fat provides a light flavor and aroma to dishes. It is used in culinary dishes where only a subtle flavor is needed.

Dark roast:
The dark roast peanut flours provide a robust peanut taste and aroma. Both roasts are used when a strong peanut flour is wanted in the culinary dish. The dark roast 12% fat is less in flavor than the 28% fat.

Health Benefits of Peanut flour:
  • Protein Plus roasted peanut flour provides a healthful, lower-fat, and gluten free boost to a variety of foods.  
  • Peanut flour is a good source of Vitamin E, Folate, Fiber, Niacin, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
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