A bushel of green peanuts is 22 pounds, according to the Illinois General Assembly. The University of Florida states a bushel of Valencia peanuts is between 30 and 35 pounds.Continue Reading
The weight of peanuts depends on various factors, including moisture content, size of shells and weight of the pods. Peanuts with larger pods may weigh less per bushel because the shells take up more volume but not as much weight.
A bushel is 32 quarts, or 8 gallons, in the United States. The government has standard weights for bushels of various agricultural products. For instance, a bushel of tomatoes is 56 pounds, and a bushel of corn is 70 pounds.Learn more about Beans & Nuts
Peanuts are one of the most common edible nuts, and large quantities of peanuts are consumed in raw form and as peanut butter. Almonds, pecans, pistachios and walnuts are other varieties of common edible nuts.Full Answer >
Unless you happen to be stricken with a peanut allergy, peanuts are a very safe and nutritious food to eat. Peanuts can provide protein, good fats and energy to a body in need.Full Answer >
One cup of chopped peanuts, oil-roasted with salt, contains 76 grams of fat, 13 grams of saturated fat, 461 milligrams of sodium, 22 grams of carbohydrates and 40 grams of protein. This amount also contains 862 calories.Full Answer >
As of 2015, Planters sells several varieties of peanuts, including dry-roasted peanuts, cocktail peanuts and flavored peanuts such as chipotle or salted caramel. Many of their trail mixes and nut mixes also include peanuts.Full Answer >