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    A Kiwi peanut butter company is trying its hand at growing nuts in Northland

    A Kiwi peanut butter company is trying its hand at growing nuts in Northland


    Pic's peanut butter will try to boost its imported Australian nuts - by growing their own in three plantations in the north, where the soil temperature is ideal.

    Plant and Food Research Business Manager, Declan Graham, says it's a fast growing food

    He says the nuts are only in the ground for about 20 weeks.

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