Spreading Peanut Butter Love

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Southern Peanut Growers are spreading more peanut butter love than ever. I talked with Leslie Wagner, executive director of the marketing organization for southern peanuts, and she is excited about their new website and social media outreach. “We started Facebook and Twitter last year and we also started PB&J My Way, a consumer recipe promotion,” she said. “We continued that … Read More

Florida Peanut Producers Happy to Host Conference

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Central location and beautiful beaches are the main reasons why Panama City, Florida has been the place for southern peanut industry members and their families to gather once a year for a “working vacation.” “This continues to be a combined effort between the four southeastern states and together we coordinate this conference, plan the program and include some time in … Read More

Peanut Proud Helping Tornado Victims

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The peanut industry has been blessed with much and they are pleased to be able to give back when they can to help others less fortunate. Peanut Proud was an effort started two years ago when the peanut industry faced the salmonella outbreak that threatened consumer perceptions of healthy peanut butter. When the industry came through the challenge stronger than … Read More

Young Grilled PB&J Chef

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The grilled PB&J sandwiches sponsored by the National Peanut Buying Points Association are always a big hit during the registration/social at the Southern Peanut Growers Conference. This year, the PB&J station was manned by an aspiring young chef by the name of Cole Jordan. Cole is from a little town in north Florida called Malone, which is close to the … Read More

Time Once Again for Peanuts on the Beach

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It’s that time again – time for peanuts on the beach in Panama City, Florida. Not the Charles Shultz kind of Peanuts – the real ones! It’s the 13th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, being held once again at the beautiful Edgewater Beach Resort, July 21-23, and I will once again be your official SPGC blogger. This will be the … Read More