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New healthy peanut to be piloted in Udo
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Jeju’s eastern island of Udo will be the site of pilot cultivation for a new variety of health-functional peanut known as the ‘K-All.’

The Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Research & Extension Services will manage the project which is hoped to boost local farming incomes.

The K-All was developed by the Rural Development Administration, or RDA, in 2014. It is rich in components that help improve cardiovascular functions.

RDA research results confirmed that K-All contains more oleic acid than olives or almonds. Oleic acid is known to lower the risk of heart attack.

The peanut farmers’ corporation foundation plans to include the K-All peanuts in the sales of early-ripe varieties.

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