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  • Raleigh,  NC
  • United States

Company Description

Hampton Farms is the leading brand of in-shell peanuts in the United States. We offer a full range of products from packaged and bulk in-shell peanuts, to shelled peanuts for industrial and food service, organic peanuts, peanut butter and nut butter grinders. Our company stays true to the vision of its founders by committing to produce the best quality peanut-based snacks and deliver exceptional service with integrity, honesty and the pride of American farmers.

Brands: Hampton Farms, Jimbo's Jumbos, Ava's Dried Fruit & Nuts


 Press Releases

  • Hampton Farms Debuts New Products at Natural Products Expo East
    Seed-to-Shelf, Hampton Farms remains committed to local farmers

    SEVERN, N.C., Sept. 11, 2017 Hampton Farms, the number one brand of in-shell peanuts in the United States, will be debuting two new products at the upcoming Natural Products Expo East event in Baltimore, Maryland from Sept. 13 to 16.

    For those pickle lovers out there, don’t miss out on the delicious and zesty Hampton Farms in-shell dill pickle peanuts, making its debut at Hampton Farms’ tradeshow booth 930. Your classic in-shell peanut is now perfectly roasted with the right amount of dill pickle seasoning for a delicious combination your taste buds will love.

    Additionally, show guests will have the opportunity to experience a sneak peek of the all-new Supreme Grind 5000 nut butter grinder set to debut in early 2018. Natural Products Expo East will be the first opportunity for media and the public to learn more about this product.

    “We’re constantly exploring new products for our consumers, and we are interested to hear their thoughts on our new peanut flavors and nut butter grinder,” said Dallas Barnes, President of Hampton Farms and grandson of the original founder George Barnes. “This show will be the perfect opportunity for us to debut our new products for the rest of the year and some that will be released in 2018.”

    Hampton Farms has been a leader in the natural products field since 1917 when The Barnes family began farming peanuts in North Carolina. By 1946, they had started a peanut company working directly with American peanut farmers. The family established Severn Peanut Company, a “sheller” in the peanut industry, and later formed Meherrin Agriculture in 1958 to provide grower services to farmers in the Southeastern United States. In 1989, the company started roasting peanuts and launched the Hampton Farms brand in 1996 to complete the full circle of their “seed to shelf” services.

    Today, Hampton Farms upholds that value and partners with local farms to seed and harvest their peanuts which are located throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia including organic farms in New Mexico and Texas.

    Hampton Farms supports these farms throughout the growing season to ensure each has the proper tools and knowledge that is necessary in order to have a successful crop.

    From farming and roasting to packaging and in the hands of the consumer, Hampton Farms stays true to its “seed-to-shelf” mission.

    All Hampton Farms peanut products are harvested right here in the United States by local farmers. Hampton Farms is committed to quality and freshness, so you will find our products in the produce section next to your fruits and veggies.

    If interested in setting up a time to meet with key Hampton Farms representatives to further discuss new products and to learn more about Hampton Farms story, please contact Erin Heaney at eheaney@thebrandonagency.com.  

    Get snackin’ this season and purchase delicious peanut products in store or online at HamptonFarms.com. For more recipes, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    About Severn Peanut Company

    Founded in 1946, Severn Peanut Company, a division of Meherrin Agriculture, produces great-tasting products including in-shell Virginia and Valencia peanuts, shelled peanuts and tree nut snacks, and nut butters. Products are marketed under the brand name Hampton Farms and frequently merchandised with other FRESH foods in the Produce Department of supermarkets. Severn Peanut has a full shelling operation, bringing raw farmer stock peanuts directly from farmers to shelling facilities in North Carolina and New Mexico. The company currently roasts and packages in facilities in North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Texas and New Mexico producing goods for retailers, stadiums, restaurants and other food manufacturers. The company is the market leader of the in-shell peanut category with its Hampton Farms brand, which is sold across the United States and Canada.

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    Editorial Contacts:

    Erin Heaney, Eheaney@thebrandonagency.com, (843) 916-2000

    Talia LeBlanc, TLeBlanc@thebrandonagency.com, (843) 916-2000


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