Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Boiled peanuts are a tasty snack and a favorite food of the South. Their distinct salty taste comes from boiling green peanuts, still in the shell, in salt water. The boiling process releases flavors and nutrients from the peanut shell, making the nuts soft, fresh, and flavorful. Our boiled peanuts are canned only hours after being picked, so they retain their delicious taste.
How to Eat Boiled Peanuts
Our boiled peanuts come from the popular Margaret Holmes Peanut Patch brand, in 7.5 oz dried weight cans (these used to be called Roddenberry). To enjoy the boiled peanuts, drain the brine from the can and shell the peanuts. For extra flavor, try heating the peanuts in the liquid after opening the can.
Boiled Peanuts Nutrition
1. Boiled peanuts contain more antioxidants than roasted or raw peanuts. A 2007 study conducted by researchers from Alabama A&M University's Department of Food and Animal Sciences found that boiled peanuts bring out up to four times more phytochemicals that help protect against disease than raw, dry or oil-roasted nuts. These phytochemicals have antioxidant qualities that protect cells against the risk of degenerative diseases, including cancers, diabetes and heart disease.
2. Boiled peanuts support a healthy heart. Boiled Peanuts contain resveratrol, a plant chemical also found in red wine, which studies have shown to have a protective effect against cancer and heart disease. A 2013 study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that resveratrol still remains effective even after the body has metabolized it. The lead researcher of this study believes that this regeneration effect could be beneficial in treating a wide variety of human diseases.
3. Boiled peanuts are an excellent source of nutrients. Our peanuts are loaded with many vitamins and minerals and are high in plant protein. Also, the fat content is primarily the good kind which includes monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. According to the American Heart Association, replacing saturated and trans fat with unsaturated fat as part of a healthy diet can help lower LDL “bad” cholesterol levels.
A Tasty Tradition
Boiled peanuts have been a cultural tradition of the Southern United States since at least the Civil War, when Confederate soldiers would use salt water to boil and preserve the "goober peas" they were given as rations. Today, these peanuts are still extremely popular in the South, and were even proclaimed the official snack food of South Carolina in 2006. During the summer months, families, neighbors, and friends throughout the South often gather to boil peanuts together and enjoy them outdoors over a cold drink.
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Alicia February 2, 2009
“I received my order exactly when you said i was supposed to. The boiled peanuts are delicious!! i also ordered my dad a whole case for his bday and he loves them..always has! I love the fact can order them online from you and receive them so quickly! Thank you so much! i will be ordering again from you one of these days soon!”
cheri, abingdon, md January 27, 2009
“OH MY GOODNESS! My boiled peanuts are devine! I had the good sense to hide three cans when the box arrived today; 4 cans were devoured in no time at all! Cant Thank you enough for your product and the quick delivery! You guys rock! ”
Ione, Chicago, Illinois January 27, 2009
“I love my boiled peanuts. I am glad to find this after so many years of loving them and looking for them. Thanks again - I sincerely appreciate you.”
Adrian, Loma Linda, Ca January 27, 2009
“OH MY STARS! I love your company. In particular your "Boiled Peanuts"!! I work in a medical facility and many of my employees have never had boiled peanuts. They all loved them! We had a blast eating boiled peanuts at our staff mtg. You guys are as nutty as your nuts and you have a customer for life. Thanks!!!!”
Lisa, Sacramento, Ca January 26, 2009
What a nice cheery e-mail/delivery confirmation! I can't wait to get home and open up a can of salty, smushy, boiled peanuts!
HEATHER, Springfield, IL January 26, 2009
“I'm a southern gal who is stuck in the snow of the North right now. Nothing comforts my heart ache when I'm missing the South like a warm bowl of boiled peanuts. I am so happy that I found this website! If I mention boiled peanuts up here in the North, these Yankees look at me like I've lost my mind! They can keep their fancy edamame and green tea - nothing will ever top a cold glass of super sweet tea and hot boiled peanuts!!! Thanks ya'll!”
Ron, marion, mi November 14, 2008
“well i have family that is from the south and they could not find boiled peanuts in our part of michigan so we bought a case of 24 needless too say they did not last through the day we was all very happy with the service and order and will be a return customer”
Alan November 10, 2008
“I am from Florida too...and one thing I remember as a kid was boiled peanuts. We would stop at the road side vendors and get a warm bag of them. I remember my father saying "the best deal in the south is boiled peanuts at any price".”
JOE, HOUSTON, TEXAS November 6, 2008
“I am from Florida and remember eating the boiled peanuts as a kid. I got my shipment yesterday and they were just as good as I remember. THANKS!”
christine, new bedford, ma November 5, 2008
“these boiled peanuts are for my 24 year old daughter's birthday next week. we got hooked on them in florida years ago and can't find them near ma. you have the best. she loves them, as do i. thanks for having them available!!”
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joie, sandusky, ohio March 19, 2014
“The shopping online was easy & the variety is wonderful.
I live in OH where there aren't any boiled peanuts so imagine my joy when I found them on this site!
The box was adorable when it arrived & it did so in a timely manner. The cans had no damage & the tracking # is a nice addition.
I will be buying from you guys again! thank you!”
Serving Size 30g (~1.1 oz.)
(Approx. 15.2 Servings/Pound)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories From Fat||70|
Green Boiled Peanuts, Water, Salt, Erythorbic Acid (To Promote Color Retention).
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.
Country of Origin: United States