News from Planters A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.


Aug 07, 2014, 12:00 ET
Frank Thomas & Mr. Peanut surprise softball team to celebrate four new peanut flavors (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Baseball Legend Frank Thomas and Mr. Peanut Bring Power Of The Peanut to Lucky Softball Team in Chicago

 Frank Thomas, known as "The Big Hurt,"  joined Mr. Peanut to surprise a Chicago men's softball team, winner of Mr. Peanut's Power...

May 05, 2014, 08:30 ET
Introducing four new ways to Harness the Power of the Peanut (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Planters Gives Peanut Lovers Four New Powerful Ways To "Harness The Power of the Peanut"

Harnessing the power of the peanut is a life-changing experience and peanut fans are about to be transformed once again by the formidable,...

Aug 15, 2013, 16:02 ET
"Power of the Peanut."  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Mr. Peanut Takes to the Airwaves to Show the "Power of the Peanut"

Peanuts are known to be a delicious snack, but not many know that the peanut is a strong and mighty legume, despite its size. Planters, America's...

Jul 01, 2013, 15:14 ET
Planters logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Listen Up! Everyone's Favorite Peanut Scores A New Voice

 Today, Planters, America's leading snack nut brand, announces that its beloved icon, Mr. Peanut, has a new voice. Emmy Award nominated actor...

Feb 05, 2013, 09:00 ET
Mr. Peanut Is Declaring His Love For Hearts With Planters Heart Healthy Peanuts.  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Mr. Peanut Is Declaring His Love For Hearts With Planters Heart Healthy Peanuts

 Mr. Peanut has hearts on his mind, as February marks National Heart Health Month. To mark the occasion, Planters, an American favorite for...

Aug 29, 2012, 10:40 ET
Planters Revolutionizes Peanut Butter with New NUT-rition Line.  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Planters Revolutionizes Peanut Butter With A New Line Of Unexpected Flavors

Peanut butter just got a makeover, as Planters introduces a new PB that has a bit of a punch. Created for adventure-seekers, the new line is the...

Apr 18, 2012, 11:46 ET
Planters NUT-rition Men's Health(R) Recommended Mix.  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Mr. Peanut Gets A New Stamp Of Approval From Men's Health Magazine With Latest Nut Mix

 In the last several years, a lot has changed in the lives of men.  In fact, a recent survey from Planters, America's favorite snack nut...

Mar 01, 2012, 10:26 ET

America's Nut Experts Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Day With New Planters Natural Peanut Butter Spread

On National Peanut Butter Lover's Day to honor one of America's most iconic foods, Planters is introducing Planters Natural No Need to Stir Creamy...

Oct 03, 2011, 06:30 ET
The New York City Planters Grove.  (PRNewsFoto/Planters)

Mr. Peanut Takes Manhattan to Plant Urban Park

Today, Mr. Peanut arrives in the Big Apple in his biodiesel Nutmobile to unveil a new urban park – a Planters Grove – on Manhattan's...

Nov 08, 2010, 04:00 ET
Mr. Peanut speaks for the first time: Look for Mr. Peanut on Facebook.  (PRNewsFoto/Kraft Planters)

Mr. Peanut Speaks for the First Time in 94 Years

Today, Planters, America's leading snack nut brand, launches a new marketing campaign that features Mr. Peanut, the beloved icon, speaking for the...

Jul 14, 2006, 01:00 ET

Mr. Peanut Gets an 'Honorary Seat' on Atlantic City's Famed Boardwalk

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of its 100th Anniversary, Planters is making its way back to the Atlantic City Boardwalk,...

Jan 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

Planters(R) Celebrates 100 Years of Fresh Taste

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years ago, Italian immigrant Amedeo Obici "cracked the nut" on how to deliver...

May 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Union Planters Selects Intelisys to Power Online Marketplace for Business Customers

NEW YORK and MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelisys Electronic Commerce, Inc., a leader in global business-to-business e-commerce,...

Feb 02, 1998, 00:00 ET

Union Planters Bank Names Adolfo Henriques New CEO

MIAMI, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Planters Corporation (NYSE: UPC) announced today that Adolfo Henriques has been named President and Chief...

Nov 21, 1997, 00:00 ET

Mr. Peanut and His Cross-Country Cycling Partner Donate Their Tandem Bike to Official All Star Cafe

Tuesday, November 25, 1 P.M. * Interviews & B-Roll Available* WHO: Mr. Peanut, the beloved icon of...