What is Premium Peanut Planning in Right to Work South Carolina?


Premium Peanut is investing $64.3 million in order to expand in Right to Work Orangeburg County, South Carolina. As a result, this will create 130 new jobs. So this is exciting news! It also just goes to show how Right to Work states encourage business and job growth.

From Area Development Magazine:

“Premium Peanut is proud of the value we have been able to create for over 400 grower-owners, in addition to providing quality products to customers around the world.†[…]

“In addition to creating jobs, Premium Peanut’s new processing facility represents a dynamic value-added opportunity for South Carolina farmers. We’re [glad] to expand peanut production in the state and welcome Premium Peanut’s investment in our future.†[…]

“SC Ports celebrates the announcement of Premium Peanut’s processing facility in Orangeburg County. This investment provides new opportunities for South Carolina peanut producers to access international markets through the Port of Charleston. SC Ports is proud to connect South Carolina farmers to the global marketplace and further support agriculture export growth in the Southeast with our efficient operations.†[…]

“We are delighted that Premium Peanut has decided to sow new roots in a historic agricultural powerhouse like Orangeburg County. The company’s investment is an exciting opportunity for it to grow its fruitful shelling operation, and it provides our local workforce the prospect of being part of something that’s fresh for the community and at the top of its game in its industry.â€


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