All Virginia-type peanuts are known for their large size and crunchy texture and have been referred to as "the peanut of the gourmet." The Virginia Marketplace offers a great assortment of Virginia Peanuts!! Salted, Unsalted, Sweet, Seasoned, Gift Sets, and Chocolate Covered in season. We’ve sent them all over the United States, even as far as Alaska and Hawaii. Coming soon…holiday labels and gift sets!!
Virginia Peanuts are grown throughout southeastern Virginia. The month of September is earmarked for recognition of the Virginia Peanut and the Virginia Peanut Farmers in Southeastern Virginia.
In Emporia, Virginia, they will be celebrating the 47th Anniversary of The Virginia Peanut Festival from Sept. 24 – 27, 2009. “Harvest the moment…Celebrate Virginia’s Heritage” www.thevirginiapeanutfestival.com
Suffolk Peanut Fest will be held Oct 8-11, 2009. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of Suffolk, Virginia’s premier festival. This event honors the city’s agriculture heritage and devotion to peanuts. "Holding on to the Past, Looking forward to the Future" www.suffolkfest.org