The ground nuts or peanut is one of the important legume crops of tropical and semiarid tropical countries, where it provides a major source of edible oil and vegetable protein. Groundnut kernels contains 47-53% oil and 25-36% protein. India, China, Nigeria, Gambia, Senegal and USA are the major groundnut producing countries. There are two most common names used for this crop i.e. groundnut or peanut. In India the important groundnut cultivating states are Gujarat, Andhra pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Groundnut is the major oilseed of India. It accounts for around 25% of the total oilseed production of the country. Annual production of Indian Peanuts and Indian Peanuts oil are around 5-8mln and 1.5 mln tons respectively. Peanuts Production is highly vulnerable to rainfall deviations and display huge fluctuation between years.

Peanuts have many uses. They can be eaten raw, used in recipes, made into solvents and oils, medicines, textile materials, and peanut butter, as well as many other uses. Boiled peanuts are a preparation of raw, unshelled green peanuts boiled in brine and often eaten as a snack. More recently, fried peanut recipes have emerged – allowing both shell and nut to be eaten.

Product Specifications

Commodity:Ground Nuts or Peanut Kernels, Blanched Peanuts

Variety: Java, Bold

Origin: Tamil Nadu or Gujarat, India

Quality Specifications

For Java or Bold type Peanut Kernels

Type: Bold/Java
Bold Counts per Ounce: 35/40, 38/42, 40/45, 45/50, 45/55, 50/60, 60/70, 70/80
Java Counts per Ounce: 40/50, 45/55, 50/60, 60/70, 70/80, 80/90, 100/120, 120/140, 140/160, 160/180
Red Skin Counts per Ounce: 70/80, 80/90
Groundnut kernels for oil crushing is also available
Moisture: 7% max OR 8% max (as per customer requirements)
Admixture: 1% max OR 0% max (as per customer requirements)
Foreign Material: 0.50% max OR 0.00% max (as per customer requirements)
Oil content: 42% - 48% max
Aflatoxin: Aflatoxin negative 
5 PPB (TLC method) 
10 PPB (HPLC/ELISA method with B1B2 contion) 
20 PPB (HPLC/ELISA method with B1B2 contion) 
as per customer requirement

For Blanched Peanuts:

Size: 3842/4050/5060/6070
Colour: White
Moisture: 4% max
Protein: 12% max
Splits: 1.0% Maximum
Red Nose: 5% max
Imperfect: 4% max
Peanut Meal: 4% max
Admixture: 1% max
Aflatoxin: 5 PPB (TLC method) 
  10 PPB (HPLC/ELISA method with B1B2 condition) 
  20 PPB (HPLC/ELISA method with B1B2 condition)
Tonnage: 20MTS/20
Packing: 12.5kg vacuum packs x 2 in one carton

Packing & Shipment Specifications

Inspection: SGS (or) any other agency as per your requirement for Weight and Quality.

Packing: Standard in 25 Kg or 50 Kg new Jute Bags, Vacuum packing option available

Quantity: 20 feet Container with load ability of 20 Tons

Port of Loading: Chennai, India

Port of Discharge: As per customer requirements

Applicable Shipment Terms: FOB/CFR/CIF Inco Terms 2010

Mode of Payment: LC, TT

Delivery to port of discharge: 15-20 days from the date of receipt of Confirmed Payment Instrument (L/C documents or Advance payment)