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Bell Plantation Bringing 350 jobs to Tifton

Nov 8, 2012 by Tifton Gazette

Wed Nov 07, 2012, 10:32 PM EST TIFTON — As major national store brands launch sales of Tifton-developed powdered peanut butter, agricultural products innovator Bell Plantation has announced consolidation of production, packaging and distribution operations in Tifton. Kroger has signed on to sell the new product in retail grocery stores and outdoor gear innovator REI has begun selling individual packets in stores in 30 ...


Governor Nathan Deal joins the Georgia Department of Agriculture in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Oct 14, 2011 by Flo Rankin (Tifton Gazette)

TIFTON — Gov. Nathan Deal was in town Wednesday to dedicate the Department of Agriculture’s new seed lab and speak at a conference on the future of rural Georgia. Deal, along with Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, was at the seed lab shortly after 8:30 a.m. to greet state legislators and other dignitaries. He said he thought this might be the largest gathering of state legislators he had seen outside of Atlanta. Gue...

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