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Perdue AgriBusiness Purchases Hart AgStrong


In an August 6th press release, Perdue AgriBusiness LLC announced the purchase of the assets of AgStrong LLC which operates oil seed crushing facilities. The company processes organic and non-GMO soybeans, canola and high oleic sunflower seed in Bowersville, GA and Trenton, KY. Organic and non-GMO oils produced by the plants will be used by Perdue Foods plants in Perry, GA. and Bridgewater, VA.

Dick Willey, president of Perdue AgriBusiness stated “The AgStrong facilities offer an ideal complement to Perdue AgriBusiness’ existing specialty crops and oils capabilities”. He added “We look forward to continuing to work with Kentucky and Georgia farmers and others in the Southeast with our “you grow it, we’ll buy it” philosophy.

Perdue AgriBusiness operates 75 elevator locations with more than 75 million bushels of storage, a deep-water port, trans-load facilities, oil seed crushing, and edible oil refinery and protein blend mills. For further information access

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