facility was built in 1991 in Americus, Georgia, by a group of
open minded farmers trying to diversify their farming operations
with a crop they believe the consumer would always demand. Their
main objective was striving to package a quality product for the
In 1998 the
bean facility was bought by Fresh Plants, Inc., which included
most of the original shareholders. Since 1991 the business has
been managed by
Hart, who has been in produce management since 1982. In 2007 an
additional packing facility was purchased in Crossville,
Tennessee. Green beans are grown in the Americus area each
spring and fall by the owners and contract growers in the
surrounding area and each summer by contract growers in
Crossville and the surrounding area.
beans are packed and shipped all over the USA and Canada with
over six million bushels already packed.