A bushel of green peanuts is 22 pounds, according to the Illinois General Assembly. The University of Florida states a bushel of Valencia peanuts is between 30 and 35 pounds.Know More
The weight of peanuts depends on various factors, including moisture content, size of shells and weight of the pods. Peanuts with larger pods may weigh less per bushel because the shells take up more volume but not as much weight.
A bushel is 32 quarts, or 8 gallons, in the United States. The government has standard weights for bushels of various agricultural products. For instance, a bushel of tomatoes is 56 pounds, and a bushel of corn is 70 pounds.Learn more about Beans & Nuts
Peanuts can cause gas, or flatulence, but not as badly as other foods. Peanuts can cause gas because they are legumes, which are high in carbohydrates.Full Answer >
Peanuts are legumes despite their more common use in recipes as nuts. The number of species of the Leguminosae family, to which all legumes belong, exceeds 18,000. The fruit of the plant, known as the pod, is typically split into two halves.Full Answer >
Anyone who does not have a peanut allergy may eat raw peanuts safely. The peanuts should be inspected before they are eaten, according to the San Francisco Gate.Full Answer >
A bushel of soft shell clams weighs around 48 pounds, and the same amount of hard shell clams weigh about 60 pounds. Weight also varies depending upon the species of clam. A standard bushel is 8 gallons, although FishChoice states a bushel can change from seller to seller.Full Answer >