Honey roasted peanuts are a popular Salt, Sugar and Honey flavored peanut snack, offered as a product line by several prominent nut companies such as Planters and KingNut.
Honey roasted peanuts are not as healthy as peanuts in their natural state, but are still a healthy snack option. The snack contains important dietary fibers, carbohydrates, protein, fat, and vitamins and minerals.
India is the second largest producer of groundnuts in the world. Indian groundnuts are available in different varieties: Bold or Runner, Java or Spanish and Red Natal. The main Groundnut varieties produced in India are Kadiri-2, Kadiri-3, BG-1, BG-2, Kuber , GAUG-1, GAUG-10, PG-1 , T-28, T-64, Chandra, Chitra, Kaushal, Parkash, Amber etc.
The country has exported 504019.2 MT of groundnuts to the world for the worth of Rs. 3386.3 crores/ 524.82 USD Millions during the year 2017-18. Major Growing States: Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, and Uttar Pradesh.
It is estimated that required consumption demand of groundnut by the end by 2020 will be 14million tones in India.