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The Johnny Appleseed of the Peanut Industry


Abstract:
Houston Brisson founded his company, Peanut Processors, Inc., located in Duplin in 1961. Three plants dry, salt, inspect, grade, package, and ship the product, \"Houston's Roasted Peanuts,\" to all parts of the country. His company is recognized as the largest producer of salted-in-the-shell peanuts in the nation. An estimated 95 percent of the company's production is shipped outside of North Carolina.
Source:
We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 31 Issue 11, Nov 1973, p147-148, il, por
Record #:
11240