Peanut demand remains strong despite salmonella scare, economic downturn

Smith, Ron
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strong demand for peanut butter despite salmonella scare and economic downturn in the U.S. It states that an 8.5 percent consumption is the latest demand estimates for the 2009-2010 marketing year of peanut butter. Incoming president of the American Peanut Council Tyron Spearman predicts that there will be a slight increase of acreage for 2010 and suggests the need for farmers to keep track of peanut farming-related issues.


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