Hubs Highlights

  • How a Third-Generation Entrepreneur Is Helping his Family's Peanut Business Grow and Adapt for the Future

    June 2021
    "As a leader of his family's business, the Hubbard Peanut Company (also known as Hubs), Marshall Rabil recently introduced a new product that not only supports a small farmer but delivers a unique product to the consumer. Hubs Single Origin Redskin Peanuts were sold exclusively on the Hubs website and quickly sold out." Read More on NationalPeanutBoard.org » - How a...
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  • Money Game: For today's pros, corporate sponsorships go way beyond dollars and cents

    Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    "Hubs Peanuts -- that's a different story. The premium peanut producer (a tin costs about $25) has its logo on three-time mini-tour winner Mark "Hubbs" Hubbard's left sleeve. It happened after Marshall Rabil, a third-generation owner of the nut company, DM'ed Hubbard on Instagram." Read More on Golf.com » - Money Game: For today's pros, corporate sponsorships go way beyond dollars...
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  • Meet the Makers: Hubs Peanuts

    Tuesday, 5 January 2021
    "The small town of Sedley is in the coastal plain of Virginia, about an hour's drive from Virginia Beach. With loamy soil and a humid climate, it's prime for peanut farming. In midsummer, tiny yellow flowers blossom on peanut vines, putting down root-like pegs in the soil where legumes grow. Many refer to the area as "peanut country." Hubs Peanuts--best known for their jumbo-sized Virginia...
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  • The Hubs Vine brings famous peanuts, local products to Franklin

    Tuesday, 9 September 2020
    Watch Now - WTKR Norfolks, VA The Hubs Vine brings famous peanuts, local products to Franklin  
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  • New Endorsement Deal with PGA Tour Pro Mark Hubbard

    Tuesday, 18 August 2020
    Read More on Forbes.com » - PGA Tour Pro Mark Hubbard Owes His Last Name For New Endorsement Deal  
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  • Hubs wins Hampton Roads Chamber 2020 Small Business of the Year

    Monday, 20 July 2020
    "The Hampton Roads Chamber hosted the 2020 Small Business of the Year luncheon on July 16 in the Chesapeake Convention Center. Six businesses from Hampton Roads were honored during the event for their outstanding contribution to the regional small business community. Hubbard Peanut Company (Hubs) was awarded the Western Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year prior to the luncheon. During the...
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  • Small Business of the Year - Hubbard Peanut Company

    Monday, 11 May 2020
    "Hubbard Peanut Co. may be a small, family-owned business in Sedley, population 470, but it is known for its gourmet high-end products that feature extra-large peanuts. "In Sedley, we've always been off the beaten path," said Marshall Rabil, director of sales and marketing. "It's amazing how many people will pilgrimage here annually. We're out here in the country, but it's quaint and a nice...
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  • Hubs Announces Expansion into Franklin

    Friday, 8 November 2019
    "Gourmet peanut company to invest $1.6M in new site" "Hubs, the gourmet peanut company based in Sedley, will expand operations into the building formerly used by Farm Fresh on Armory Drive. Lynne Rabil, president and CEO of Hubs, made the announcement during a ceremony on the company grounds in Sedley on Thursday afternoon." Read More on The Tidewater News » - UPDATE: Hubs...
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  • Dot Hubbard Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Peanut Council

    Thursday, 25 July 2019
    According to the American Peanut Council, Dorothy "Dot" Hubbard was a trailblazer in terms of popularizing a peanut product, but she was also a female entrepreneur in a time when that was rare. Dot Hubbard, who passed away in 2002 at the age of 76, was honored posthumously on June 24 at the 2019 USA Peanut Congress with the APC's Lifetime Achievement Award.  Mrs. Hubbard, who...
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  • Lynne Rabil's Interview with American Peanut Council

    Wednesday, 20 March 2019
    APC: How did Hubbard Peanut Company start? LR: After growing up in the depression and my dad serving during WWII and the Korean conflict, starting life was not easy for my parents and many others of their generation. Our mother was a school teacher but after I was born she decided not to return to teaching. Before long twins were on the way (born 18 months after I ) and she...
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