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 goobers--is headquartered here.
Husband and wife HJ and Dot Hubbard launched the peanut brand from their Sedley home in 1954. Hubs still operates out of the same house today, though some things have changed."
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