A Brief History of Peanut Butter

A brief history of peanut butter

The history of peanut butter is as rich, textured as the product itself ! Peanut Butter is made from ground, dry roasted Peanuts, with healthy additives added to make the texture smooth as well as to enhance the taste with flavours.

Though popular belief suggests that George Washington Carver invented peanut butter, this is not true. Different versions of Peanut in the paste or cheese forms existed as early as in 1783, in places like Surinam, which were Dutch colonies then. Marcellus Gilmore Edson of Montreal, Quebec, Canada was the first to obtain a patent for peanut butter in 1884. John Harvey Kellogg was also issued a patent for using Peanuts in his brand of Breakfast cereals, although he used them in a boiled form whereas Marcellus Gilmore used them in roasted form.

A few other names that have been credited for the popularity of peanut butter include Joseph Lambert, George Bayle as well as Jospeh Rosefield. A few initial brands of peanut butter that became popular across US include Shedd’s , Peter Pan, Jif and Black Cat.

History of Peanut Butter in India

When it comes to the history of peanut butter in India, it is one of local bands upsurping the initial imported ones in the Indian market. Liked by many Americans, peanut butter soon made its way to India, although initially, it was mainly imported. The first brand of peanut butter made in India was Prutina, by Girdhari Lal Bharech, who started it in 1962. Although it was started to supply to soldiers in the Indian Army, soon it got popular among the urban masses and started to be sold in the open markets. Later on, many other brands came into the market.

The Get brand, the best peanut butter in India has a long history. Panicle Worldwide, which manufactures Get brand of peanut butter, has been in the business of manufacturing peanut butter since the past and provides Private labeling services for peanut butter companies.  Exported and successfully sold in many other Peanut Butter markets across continents, this premium quality Peanut Butter is now available for the Indian Markets as well in 7 flavours, starting with natural peanut butter, as Get Peanut Butter.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peanut_butter

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