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What products are offered by the Young Pecan Company in Florence, South Carolina?

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The Young Pecan Company sells dry-roasted pecans, raw halves and pieces and pecan meal as well as roasted and salted, oil-roasted and salted and butter-roasted and salted pecan halves and pieces. All products come from Safe Quality Food-certified shelling plants and are available through retailers and wholesalers worldwide.

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The Young Pecan Company specializes in shipping bulk-packaged shelled pecans. Products include pecan halves as well as pieces in several grinds and sizes as well as roasted and salted versions. Young Pecan Company shelled pecans are certified organic by Natural Food Certifiers, an accredited USDA National Organic Program certifier. Several products are also certified kosher by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.

The company buys ands stores fresh in-shell pecans through its plant in Albany, Georgia, and processes products in its state-of-the-art shelling facilities in Fabens, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Finished products are then transferred to the company’s cold-storage facilities until shipping. Young Pecan’s shelling facilities are the industry’s largest.

Now a member of the National Pecan Company, Young Pecan Company started in the 1920s in Florence, South Carolina, shipping in-shell pecans, and began its shelling operations in 1945. The company’s client lists includes major United States food manufacturers.

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