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SunButter: A Tasty Spread For Sandwiches and Crackers

Sunbutter spread on a piece of bread and jars of Sunbutter next to it.

Did you know that ARS scientists developed a tasty, nutrient-rich peanut butter alternative made from sunflower seeds?  Sunflower seeds are a good source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, zinc, and iron.

Although they are a popular peanut alternative, no company had ever successfully marketed a spreadable sunflower seed butter until several years ago when Red River Commodities unveiled a new spread created with the help of the ARS Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans, La.

Learn more about this tasty treat.