Thanks for taking the time out of your busy day to stop by and see us. I was born and raised in the small town of Wakefield Virginia. The first peanuts in the new world were grown in that area. Since 1976 I have been cooking and experimenting in the kitchen to try and create the best Virginia Gourmet Peanuts available. I joined Patsy and Bob here at Belmont Peanuts in the summer of 2004 and together we created a facility right here on their family farm that we can hand cook and package our Gourmet Peanuts.
Through the years many peanut companies have sprouted up out of envy of some of the larger companies in that area. Let me tell you, I have put time in at some of those "larger" companies and I feel that what they were forgetting is that quality is what counts, not quantity. I watched one of our peanut forefather's cook peanuts when I was so little I had to stand on a stool to see over the top of the fryer, back in those days he cooked the peanuts himself and taught a few of us along the way. One thing I can promise you, if a batch of peanuts came out of his fryer he was not happy with, the peanuts were sent to the garbage can. That is the same philosophy that Patsy, Robert, and I live by today. We are small enough that we cook every peanut by hand, just the way I was taught so many years ago. No automated equipment to cook our nuts, just one batch at time, plain and simple. You will notice when you call us or order through our website that you will be dealing directly with Patsy, Robert, Megan or myself. We still believe that it is important to let our customers know that we do care and do not take your business for granted. We will continue to work hard to insure that the products you order from us are clearly the best Virginia Gourmet Peanuts you have ever eaten.
If you are interested in carrying our products in your store or need something for a fundraiser, please give us a call at 1-800-648-4613 and we will be happy to help you.
Keep on Munchin!