Groundnut Doc or meal is nothing but a byproduct obtained when groundnut seeds are processed for oil. Although they are mostly used for poultry and aqua feeds, they can quite easily serve as a supplement for all sorts of livestock. Groundnut meal stands 6th in the list of most common oil meals in the world after; soybean meal, rapeseed meal, sunflower meal, cottonseed meal and palm kernel meal. The meal is considered a top-quality feed because of its rich protein and low fiber content and serves as the perfect alternative (for high-protein source) to soybean meal where the latter is too expensive or just plain unavailable.
India and China are the top groundnut producing nations in Asia followed by a string of other countries such as; Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Vietnam. Africa, USA, Argentina, Brazil, and Europe are also important Ground nut producing countries in the world map.