Thursday, May 15, 2008

Golden Peanut Introduces Organic Peanut Flour and Roasted Peanut Oil

"15-May-2008 - Major US peanut and peanut ingredient supplier the Golden Peanut Company has launched two new organic peanut flours and an organic roasted peanut oil, to meet growing demand for both organic and nutritional finished products.
The Golden Peanut Company supplies processed peanuts and peanut derived ingredients, such as peanut flours, worldwide and is owned by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Alimenta USA.

The company has been preparing its production pipeline to produce organic ingredients for several years, but only now saw a strong enough level of demand for these products as the organic trend becomes mainstream.

"Customers started asking me for organic peanut flour and organic roasted peanut oil about four or five years ago - we actually got the plant organically certified about two years ago," Bruce Kotz, vice president of specialty products with Golden Peanut, told FoodNavigator-USA."

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