Plumpy'Nut is a peanut-based paste wrapped in plastic, used to treat severe malnutrition. It's manufactured by Nutriset, a French company. The paste removes the need for hospitalization, and the 92-gram (3¼ oz) packages of it can be eaten at home and allows larger numbers of people to be treated.
|Nutritional value per serving|
|Serving size||92 g|
|Energy||2,100 kJ (500 kcal)|
|Ingredients||peanut paste, vegetable oil,|
powdered milk, powdered sugar,
|Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.|
Source: Nutriset, France