Mr. Peanut, NUTmobile coming to Mankato Hy-Vee stores

Mr. Peanut is coming out of his shell for an appearance at both Mankato Hy-Vee stores this week.

The bespeckled Planters nut character will be at the Hilltop and the Riverfront Dr Hy-Vee locations Wednesday, August 4.  Adults and children alike are invited to take photos with the top hat-clad nut while enjoying free samples outdoors.

Mr. Peanut and his Planters NUTmobile will be at the downtown Hy-Vee on Riverfront from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  He’ll appear at the Hilltop location from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Planters is owned by Hormel Foods, the Austin-based company famous for SPAM.

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