Growing Strong

Project Summary:  In the Peach State, peanuts are king. It’s easy to see why. Georgia growers harvest about two billion tons of peanuts per year — half of all grown nationally. Georgia’s official state crop also generates nearly $586 million annually and is credited with helping create approximately 50,000 jobs. Recently, the owners of seven peanut buying points and 228 peanut farmers

Quick Start helped Premium Peanut throughout the entire process by training employees and creating customized job aids for use in the facility. The Quick 

PROJECT PROFILE:
Premium Peanut, LLC

across South Georgia came together to form Premium Peanut LLC and build the most state-of-the-art shelling facility in the country. 

Start team developed training for Premium Peanuts’ various automated control systems, including its Satake USA-brand “optical sorters” — some of the most sophisticated technology used in agriculture today.

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