De-oiled peanut protein powder
Latin name: Arachis hypogaea L.
Origin: Central America
Permitted plant parts: seed
Delicious, crunchy, and nutty peanuts are one of the popular oil seeds known to humankind since centuries. The kernels are enriched with many noteworthy health-benefiting nutrients essential for optimum health and wellness. Botanically, they are small sized, underground fruit pods of plant belonging to the Fabaceae family, in the genus, Arachis. Some of the common names are groundnut, earthnuts, etc. Peanut is a small annual dicotyledon herb growing up to a foot above the ground. It is thought to have originated in the Central Americas and from where it spread to rest of the world through Spanish explorers. Today, it is one of the widely cultivated oil-seed and established prime commercial crop in China, India, African nations, and the United States of America. De-oiled peanut protein powder is rich in fibers. These fibers are also connected to proteins (50%). This products is in fact a byproduct of peanut oil and is normally waste. But because we would like to reduce the amount of waste, we are proud to use this waste which can also be useful and can be a good source of fibers and protein without extra fat.