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Coastal Growers plans $87 million peanut shelling facility in Atmore

Alabama food products industry

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Coastal Growers LLC plans to build a peanut shelling plant in Atmore, bringing 100 or more jobs to the area and turning the Escambia County city into a hub for peanut shelling in southwest Alabama.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Macon County organic farmer cultivates ambitions with ag startup

Alabama food products industry

TUSKEGEE, Alabama – A startup, minority-owned organic farm in Macon County is expanding its crops and customer base, fueled by an ambitious vision to carry on the region’s rich history of agricultural innovation. Lifetime Natural Organic Farm, which includes about 25 acres of raised-bed...

Written by Dawn Azok

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