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The Peanut Shop Store

In the back of a tiny shop in Colonial Williamsburg, carefully selecting and hand roasting the finest Virginia Peanuts available – plump, golden, and gently blistered in our unique cooking process. For 50 years now we have continued to honor that traditional recipe in the same thoughtful way.

Our world-famous Handcooked Virginia Peanuts are available Lightly Salted Super Extra Large. 32 oz., 20 oz., and 10.5 oz. tins and Salt Free Super Extra Large. 32 oz. tins. Great savings on case quantities!


Tractor in field

Virginia Peanuts are one of four types of U.S. grown peanuts – although grown primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas. And they represent only 15% of the total U.S. peanut production. While this variety of peanut is already considered the largest kernel size of all four types, we only source the “cream of the crop” for our delicacies, the very highest market grade available – Super Extra Large. Please note that the actual size of the Super Extra Large Peanut may vary from season to season, depending on the growing conditions of the seasonal crops. Less than 3% of all Virginia Peanuts grown meet the strict standards of this grade. And you can be assured we have sourced the finest and largest available.


At The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg all of our Virginia Peanuts are prepared by our Roastmaster in small batches, using the same time-honored recipes. A roasting process that cannot be duplicated by mass production methods. We handcook our fine peanuts in pure golden peanut oil with no additives or preservatives to alter the natural goodness.


We will produce peanuts that are unique, distinctive, and unbelievably crisp! Every batch will be visually inspected, taste-tested, and strictly held to our gold standard – which is the reason our icon brand has become the standard by which all fine peanuts are judged. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed!

It's comforting to know that for almost four decades, the simple goodness of our homestyle Virginia Peanut has changed very little. And not only are they simply good, they are simply healthful – something our peanut lovers have suspected for years.

All nuts are packed with a Moisture Grabber in each tin to vacuum out any remaining air and help maintain the peak of freshness. For maximum enjoyment and to keep the fresh wholesome flavor, please store the opened tin in your refrigerator or freezer.


Peanut plant uprooted

Did you know that Virginia Peanuts...

  • Are equal to olive oil in heart healthfulness.
  • Contain the same beneficial ingredients as red wine (resveratrol).
  • Are naturally cholesterol-free.
  • Are high in heart-healthy monounsaturated fat = – the good fat!
  • Satisfy hunger without adding extra calories.
  • Are a protein powerhouse!
  • Are rich in Vitamin E.


We guarantee that every item you receive will be 100% satisfactory. We will gladly accept returns for replacement or exchange within 14 days of your purchase. Please call for a return authorization as some items might require a return before a replacement is made, If you have any concerns or suggestions for us, please let us know. We'll make it right and make you happy. Call our Customer Service Department at 1-800-637-3268 for return authorization and instructions.

The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg

Phone: 1.800.637.3268
Fax: 1.757.566.2992
For wholesale inquiries only:
Phone: 1.800.831.1828