More Than Peanuts for the Hungry in Houston

by | Mar. 29, 2011

Opinions & Features

A jar of peanut butter may seem like a small thing, but it can make a big difference to someone who is hungry. That’s why The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints runs a cannery in Houston, Texas, that produces peanut butter. And now, the recently renovated facility is capable of producing over a million jars a year.

On 23 March 2011, Church and community officials gathered to rededicate the revamped cannery. New equipment at the facility includes a peanut sorter with an infrared laser sensor, a state-of-the-art roaster and machines for wrapping, labeling and packing the jars of peanut butter.

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