New Spreads Follow Peanut-Product Recall

The largest recall in U.S. history has dealt a devastating blow to domestic peanut butter sales. With additional products being added to the list daily, it's no surprise to learn that total pounds sold are down 13% this year compared with last year, according to data from the Nielsen Co., and dollar sales are down 2.3%. All this nuttiness has created an opportunity for alternative spreads like cashew,

The largest recall in U.S. history has dealt a devastating blow to domestic peanut butter sales. With additional products being added to the list daily, it's no surprise to learn that total pounds sold are down 13% this year compared with last year, according to data from the Nielsen Co., and dollar sales are down 2.3%.

All this nuttiness has created an opportunity for alternative spreads like cashew, almond and even hemp butter. New producers have come to market, and established name

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