About Us

The Peanut & Tree Nut Processors Association (PTNPA) was established in 1939 and is proud to have celebrated our 80th anniversary in 2019. Today, the PTNPA is an association of leading nut industry companies and representatives. PTNPA member companies range from large global organizations, to small family-owned businesses that focus on the food industry production of peanuts and tree nuts – along with companies who supply equipment and services critical to the nut industry. The PTNPA also works closely with nut and food industry associations, alliances, and coalitions. PTNPA member companies employ millions of people and generate billions of dollars in today’s global economy and is growing in response to consumer interest and demands. 

Mission and Vision

The mission of the PTNPA is to proactively advance the nut industry through professional networks, advocacy and education. The vision of the PTNPA, which we work toward each day, is to be "The Voice of America's Nut Industry" on behalf of our Members.

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