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Enfield, population about 1,000 in the early twentieth century, had two larger than life distinctions: early adopter among North Carolina’s towns of crop rotation; world’s top producer of raw peanuts. Even if it no longer can offer the latter boast, the author proclaims Enfield can still tout its peanuts as the tastiest in the world in events like its Cotton and Peanut Festival.
A business founded in 1919 attributes its success to a solid foundation, one attributed to its founding families building good customer service and community presence. Its foundation has survived challenges such as competition from Bertie County Peanuts, changes in its cash crop’s storage and transportation methods, and hurricanes.