Hand-picked and selected (HPS) groundnuts have very large potential in domestic as well as international markets. India is one of the largest producers of groundnuts along with the USA, China and Argentina. Groundnuts are an agricultural produce and 2 crops are taken every year viz. winter and summer. But winter crop is the mainstay contributing more than 70% of the annual crop. Gujarat, more particularly the saurashtra region, is famous for groundnuts along with Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Maharashtra. The saurashtra variety is famous all over the world due to its crunchy texture, nutty flavor and big size which is used in different groundnut based food products.