Industry Roundtable 2022

Posted on March 30, 2022

The Texas Peanut Producers Board and staff met with a variety of representatives from the peanut industry at a roundtable event in Gruene, TX on March 22, 2022. The conversations and presentations ranged from marketing the health benefits of peanuts, challenges and opportunities of export markets, defining new directions for peanut research, and  improving the capacity of large buyers. 

Attendees ranged from peanut growers, shellers, experienced researchers, and individuals from American Peanut Council, National Peanut Board, and The Peanut Institute

There was unanimous agreement that having continual conversations between organizations is how our industry is going to move forward as a progressive and successful sector of agriculture. Check out the highlights from our speakers below: 

Miriam Crosby – Marketing & Communications Director – The Peanut Institute 

Richard Owen – Chief Executive Officer & President – American Peanut Council 

Dr. Eric Coronel – Director of Sustainability – American Peanut Council

Dr. Steve Brown – Executive Director at the Peanut Research Foundation 

Marshall Lamb – Research Leader & Location Coordinator for the USDA/ARD National Peanut Research Laboratory 

Ryan Lepicier – Chief Marketing Officer- National Peanut Board 

Karl Zimmer – Chief Executive Officer & President – Premium Peanut