Peanut Butter Trumps Nuts as South Africans Spread 18% More

  • Nation could import 30,000 tons of peanuts in 2016-17 season
  • Production of peanuts set to decline 53% this season

Higher prices are hurting South Africans’ demand for whole peanuts, but citizens are set to spread 18 percent more peanut butter than they did four years ago, an industry body said.

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