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Why Golden

Since 1986, Golden has been a global leader in the peanut industry. As markets, manufacturers and consumers have evolved over the past three decades, so has Golden. That is why we are diversifying into tree nuts, bringing the same expertise to those markets. From farmer to manufacturer, we help businesses grow from the ground up.
History

History

Our history stretches back to the 1950s, a legacy born before the name “Golden” emerged. Our predecessor company became the largest sheller in the peanut industry – a precursor to the global reach Golden extends today.
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Locations

Locations

While Golden is constantly exploring new locations – especially as we diversify into tree nuts – our footprint today already makes us a premier sheller of peanuts. Golden is headquartered in suburban Atlanta in Alpharetta, Georgia, and maintains a broad range of facilities in all three peanut growing regions in the U.S. as well as plants in Argentina and South Africa.
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Sustainability

Sustainability

Golden provides a positive global impact across our communities and industries. Our commitment to sustainability involves efforts to ensure that our operations are environmentally sound and consistent with the highest standards of ethics and integrity. We are economically beneficial to our grower communities, business partners and colleagues.
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Food Safety

Food Safety

Golden is committed to food safety and quality. Through adoption of a strenuous food safety quality management system, we ensure utilization of industry best practices and continued improvement of the program. Our plants are Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and British Retail Consortium (BRC) certified to assure rigorous quality and food safety compliance standards.
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Health

Health and Nutrition

Peanuts, which carry the heart-healthy logo from the American Heart Association, are a great-tasting protein powerhouse. Research shows that the fat, protein and fiber in peanuts may provide versatile nutrition, increase lifespan and help with weight maintenance when consumed as part of a balanced diet.
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