About the PTNPA

The Peanut & Tree Nut Processors Association (PTNPA) was established in 1939 and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2014. Today, the PTNPA is an association of members whose mission is to proactively advance the nut industry through professional networks, advocacy and education.

The PTNPA represents business owners, operators, management, and food safety professionals in the peanut and tree nut industry. PTNPA member companies, ranging from large global organizations to small, family-owned businesses, shell, process, salt and/or roast peanuts and tree nuts. In addition, our member companies are also those supply equipment and services that are critical to our industry. 

The PTNPA has members in every state in the nation, and many from around the world. Our member companies represent employers for millions of people and generate billions of for our global economy.

Please watch the following videos to learn more about our organization, its members and our rich history.


Getting to Know the PTNPA


Advocacy for the PTNPA


PTNPA - 75 Years


The PTNPA is "The Voice of America's Nut Industry"