Bega's peanut processing review has South Burnett on edge

Sally Gall
Updated July 10 2024 - 7:20am, first published July 9 2024 - 6:30am
The Peanut Company of Australia silos in Haly Street, Kingaroy are a landmark feature of the South Burnett town. Picture by Kelly Mason.
The Peanut Company of Australia silos in Haly Street, Kingaroy are a landmark feature of the South Burnett town. Picture by Kelly Mason.

Queensland's peanut growers are in wait and see mode in the wake of news that the Bega Group has begun a strategic review of its peanut processing operations, the Peanut Company of Australia, centred around its manufacturing plant at Kingaroy.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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