Grant & Loan Awards: Early County


Early County

EDGE Fund: $270,388

Awarded: 01/30/2004

Applicant: Early County Development Authority

EDGE funds to purchase equipment for expansion efforts of Golden Peanut Company, an international conglomerate that processes and sells various peanut products worldwide. The company will construct a 65,000 SF building for the production of peanut flour and a 25,000 SF facility for processing peanut oil on a 15.7-acre tract in the Blakely-Early County Industrial Park. This expansion will retain 30 jobs and create an additional 20 jobs. Blakely is in competition with Headland, Alabama.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $9,887,440

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