ALPHARETTA, GA. — Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts has reopened its warehouse in Vienna, Ga., after installing upgrades to improve unloading speed and product quality, the company, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Co., said Oct. 3. The upgrades include replacing receiving equipment, improving ventilation and aeration, and installing new sand screens and extra conveyors.
|Greg Mills, president of Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts|
“We’re pleased to have completed phase one of our Vienna improvements on time and on budget, and to see farmers already arriving to unload their crops,” said Greg Mills, president of Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts. “The upgrades we have made — and will continue to make — at Vienna will make for a more efficient unloading process for farmers, and improve the quality of the stock that goes from Vienna to our processing facilities. We’re looking forward to a great harvest season in Vienna.”Based in Alpharetta, Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts handles and processes peanuts and tree nuts. The company has 10 processing facilities in the United States and one in Argentina. In South Africa, Golden Peanut is the majority owner of peanut processing plants in Hartswater, Hoopstad and Jan Kempdorp, and is 51% owner of pecan processor and marketer GPC Pecan S.A.