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Peanuts have been the most popular nut to consume for years, and it's not hard to understand why. Peanuts are so readily adaptable as a snack or as a companion for a variety of foods. How many of us have consumed peanuts at a baseball game, or example? Boiled peanuts are considered a delicacy in the Deep South, and peanut butter has been a part of American households for decades. Here at Fastachi, we pride ourselves on roasting the most marvelous peanuts to be found. Here's a bit more information on peanuts, why they are good for you, and the type of peanut products we offer.

Why Peanuts Are Amazing

One of the reasons peanuts became so popular in the United States was because of George Washington Carver. Dr. Carver discovered that the peanut plant helped to invigorate the soil that was damaged through aggressive cotton farming. Peanuts restored missing nutrients to the soil, so Dr. Carver began looking for recipes to add peanuts too. Peanut butter proved especially popular.

Peanuts are extremely high in folate, which is vital for a growing baby's development and helps to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida. Even if you aren't a baby, peanuts can help with your memory, and work to keep your brain sharp! People also eat peanuts to help fight heart disease as well.

What Kinds of Peanut Products Does Fastachi Have?

Did you know that the United States produces more peanuts than nearly any other country? Because peanuts are so popular, Fastachi has many peanut products for you to try.

  • Salted and Roasted Peanuts--nothing says perfection like our hand selected, small batch roasted and delicately sea salted just for you and your family.
  • Red Skin Peanuts--the largest peanut sold, roasted and salted to perfection. We roast these peanuts in peanut oil for an extra peanutty taste. They are the perfect game day snack.
  • Sesame Peanuts--restauranters and snackmakers decided long ago to blend sesame seeds and peanuts together for a delicious snack. Unlike other sesame snacks, our sesame seeds are not sweetened, but merely roasted and salted.

Our peanuts are also paired with other nuts to make some of our amazing nut blends. You can find peanuts in several of our mixed nut varieties.

  • Extra Nutty Mix--peanuts are included in our extra nutty mix, along with roasted and salted cashews, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachio kernels - enhanced with roasted and salted peanuts, red skin peanuts, sesame peanuts, toasted corn, and roasted and salted squash seeds. This is a perfect mix for nut lovers.
  • Wasabi Nut Mix--if you like a little bit of a spicy zip in your snack mixes, you may want to try our Wasabi Nut Mix. Our Wasabi Nut Mix is made of natural wasabi peas, roasted almonds and peanuts, red skin peanuts, dried cranberries and chilean flame raisins create an irresistible temptation for your friends and family.

If you love sweet treats, Fastachi has two amazing sweets for you to try that include peanuts. First, our Chocolate Covered Peanuts are drenched in milk chocolate for a sweetly salty roasted treat. You can also choose our Peanut Crunch, which is our roasted peanuts drenched in molasses and honey for a naturally delicious, savory treat. No matter what kind of peanuts you love, Fastachi has something for all of your peanut tastes.