Calories: 899 kcal.
Energy value of the product Peanut butter:
Fat: 99.9 g.
Carbohydrates: 0 g.
Peanut butter — it is a plant product obtained from peanut beans (peanuts) by chopping fruits by cold pressing technology. There are three types of peanut butter — it is unrefined, refined, not deodorized, and refined, deodorized (see photo).
South America is considered the birthplace of peanuts, which is confirmed by archaeological research of the 12-15th centuries. In Europe, peanuts were brought from Peru in the sixteenth century by the Spanish conquistadors. Later, he was brought to Africa and North America, and later — to China, India and Japan. In Russia, Peanuts appeared in 1825.
In America, farmers were not in a hurry to put peanut cultivation on stream, because at that time it was considered food for the poor, and it was a rather laborious process before the invention in the twentieth century of special equipment for growing this culture. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, peanuts were learned to produce peanut butter and pasta, which became an integral part of the table of the middle American population.
In the modern world, peanut vegetable oil is widely used in all countries due to its beneficial properties and nutritional value. The composition of peanut butter mainly includes proteins, fats and carbohydrates, as well as vitamins and minerals. Its caloric content is about 900 kcal.
There are three types of peanut butter: unrefined, refined, deodorized, and refined, not deodorized. Let’s take a closer look at each of the presented species.