The Georgia Pecan Commission has teamed up with local breweries in metro Atlanta to promote Georgia pecans as the perfect bar snack. See the giveaway we are hosting here!
In a study sponsored by the Georgia Pecan Commission and published in The Journal of Nutrition, researchers noted: “At the conclusion of the study, the investigators reported that adults who consumed pecans showed, on average, a 5% decrease in total cholesterol and a 6%-9% decrease in low-density lipoprotein—LDL or the “bad” cholesterol. Their findings were published…
“R.G. Lamar, head of the Georgia Pecan Commission and the proprietor of a 2,000-acre pecan orchard in the state, traveled to the country in 2009 to investigate the market. Pecans were well-received, with feedback from taste tests showing that consumers saw it as a slightly sweeter version of the walnut, which they know very well.”…
Southern Living features Stuckey’s as they seek to make a comeback! Read about the #GeorgiaGrown nostalgia and America’s love of Stuckey’s!
Summer is the perfect time to pair Georgia Pecans with your favorite pantry items! Visit the American Pecan Commission for super summer snack ideas!
You don’t want to miss this episode of “A Fork in the Road” from Georgia Public Broadcasting. It highlights some of Georgia’s pecan and peanut families. We promise you will enjoy it and learn something new! Watch here: https://www.pbs.org/video/pecan-and-peanut-perfection-bbcarj/
The Georgia Department of Agriculture is honoring the state’s largest industry during the week of March 22-26. Georgia Ag Week is a week-long celebration highlighting the people, communities and products that make Georgia Nature’s Favorite State! Follow along here.
“Atlanta-based Stuckey’s, the kitschy roadside retailer known for its pecan log rolls, bought a Georgia manufacturing plant with plans to move some of the chain’s candy-making and pecan processing in-house for the first time in decades.” Read more here in the AJC!
” A Fork in the Road features Georgia’s farmers, retailers, artisans, chefs and other key players who help provide Georgia Grown products to folks in the Peach State and beyond. We learn all about the origins of these businesses, how they operate and what it takes to succeed. Viewers will get an honest and realistic…
The United States National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that Georgia’s 2020 pecan production “is forecast at 135 million pounds, up 85% from last year. If realized, this will be the largest production since 2007.” Read more here.