SER at Vegas Supply Side West 2023

Southeastern Reduction Company Vice President, John Nizio, and Greg Brunson, Plant Manager, are creating quite a buzz at the Vegas Supply Side West show! They’ve been working tirelessly to forge valuable connections and the results are impressive – our team is engaging with numerous new clients and securing a wealth of exciting new business opportunities. With their expertise and dedication, we’re taking significant steps toward growth and success in the industry. The future looks bright, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about the prospects that lie ahead. They are located in booth Booth 2169🌟🤝💼

🌟 Exciting News from Vegas Supply Side West! 🌟

We’re thrilled to share some fantastic updates from the recent Vegas Supply Side West show, where our dedicated team has been making waves and forging valuable connections. Let’s meet the dynamic duo leading the charge:

🔹 Greg Brunson – Plant Manager 🔹

Greg Brunson, our Plant Manager, has been instrumental in showcasing our company’s capabilities and commitment to excellence. With his extensive knowledge of our operations and an unwavering dedication to quality, Greg has been captivating potential clients with our top-notch products and services.

🔹 John Nizio – Vice President of SER 🔹

John Nizio, our Vice President of SER (Southeastern Reduction Company), brings a wealth of experience to the table. His strategic vision and leadership have been pivotal in charting the course for our company’s success. John’s passion for innovation and growth has resonated with attendees at the Supply Side West show.

Together, Greg and John are a powerhouse team that’s turning heads and leaving a lasting impression in Vegas. Here’s what’s been happening:

🌐 Networking Galore: Greg and John have been engaging with an array of potential clients, industry leaders, and experts in the field. Their personable approach and expertise have been key in building lasting relationships.

🚀 Business Expansion: The buzz around our company’s offerings is generating substantial interest. We’re thrilled to announce that we’re not only meeting new clients but also securing exciting new business opportunities.

💡 Innovation and Collaboration: Our team is exploring new horizons in the industry. Greg and John are spearheading discussions on innovative solutions, sustainable practices, and collaborative ventures.

🎉 The Future Looks Bright: The momentum from Vegas Supply Side West is propelling us forward, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds. Our commitment to excellence, quality, and growth remains unwavering.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to make strides in the industry. The journey is just beginning, and we’re excited to have you along for the ride! 💼🌱 #SupplySideWest #Innovation #BusinessGrowth #TeamWork

The Southeastern Reduction Company is a South Georgia Pecan division that process the unique fiber surrounding the pecan meats and shell.

Pecan shells, the hard outer layer that surrounds the edible pecan meat, have various  benefits and uses.

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#SupplySideWest #sgp #pecanshell #pecanfiber #pecanflour #BusinessGrowth

Anuga 2023

Anuga 2023, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious trade fairs for the food and beverage industry, witnessed the remarkable contributions of South Georgia Pecan’s experts, Garrett Ferguson and Mackey Sauls. This duo played a pivotal role in not only showcasing the company’s commitment to quality and innovation but also in fostering valuable relationships and insights at this illustrious event.

Garrett’s insights resonated with the audience, emphasizing the significance of tradition, quality, and innovation that South Georgia Pecan represents.

Mackey Sauls, on the other hand, brought a fresh perspective to the table, showcasing the company’s adaptability and readiness to meet the ever-evolving needs of the market. The exchange of ideas and experiences at Anuga 2023 will undoubtedly contribute to a bounteous pecan year and further reinforce the company’s position as a leader in the pecan industry.

As South Georgia Pecan continues to uphold its brand ideal of “A Proven Legacy,” Garrett Ferguson and Mackey Sauls’ contributions at Anuga 2023 exemplified the company’s commitment to tradition, quality, and innovation. Their presence and insights at this esteemed event were a testament to the company’s enduring heritage and unwavering dedication to excellence in the world of pecans.

Our CEO Jeff Worn presented our vision, mission and values.

Over the last two days our CEO Jeff Worn presented our vision, mission and values statement that guides our work and culture. We could not be more proud of our team and what they do daily to create the best quality pecans for the greatest value to our farmers and customers.

CEO Jeff Worn presents company values to employees in Valdosta, GA.


Jeff reviewed each point of our work values ​​with all employees at both production plants in Valdosta, GA and El Paso, TX.

He also expressed his gratitude and excitement for this new stage in the South Georgia Pecan story.

CEO Jeff Worn presents company values to employees in El Paso, TX.


SGP Vision:

  • Is to be the tree nut handler of choice by our customers and Team Members.

SGP Mission:

  • Is to achieve our vision by exceeding our customers’ expectations through continuous improvement by empowered teams.

SGP Principles that guide our WORK:

  1. We satisfy our customers’ needs with everything we do.
  2. We produce SAFE QUALITY FOOD with everything we do.
  3. We recognize our suppliers as partners in our success.
  4. We continuously improve our products, processes, and services through honest continuity across sales, operations and accounting.  
  5. We investigate and react quickly to problem situations.
  6. We analyze problems down to the root cause to achieve permanent solutions.
  7. We use facts and data to analyze and solve problems.
  8. We hold cleanliness, orderliness, and arrangement at the foundations of control and improvement to produce safe food.
  9. We do work on time and in time.
  10. We maintain our competitive edge by our “no safety net” mentality.

SGP Principles that guide our CULTURE:

  1. We treat one another with dignity, trust, and respect.
  2. We are all part of the same team.
  3. We maintain open and honest communications, describing the true facts.
  4. We demand participation to maximize ownership of decisions.
  5. We listen while others are speaking.
  6. We make factual data our common language, minimizing opinions.
  7. We pursue our goals with a healthy sense of urgency.
  8. We recognize and celebrate improvements.
  9. We acknowledge both creativity and control as essential parts of our operation.
  10. We recognize that the South Georgia Pecan family members, shareholders, and our community are partners in our success.

NEPC Expo 2023

We were at the NEW ENGLAND PRODUCE COUNCIL INC, Floral & Food Service Expo 2023. From August 21st to the 22nd, and our booth was #505.

We are so glad to be part of the NEPC Expo 2023! This was an excellent opportunity to network and share what SGP has to offer.

The New England Produce Council (NEPC) was founded in 1995 by Cece Krumrine and Arthur O’Leary. The Council is a nonprofit trade association serving over 500 members. Members are involved in all sectors of the industry: distribution, production, foodservice, and retail of fresh fruits and vegetables. NEPC is also a member of the Produce Marketing Association.

The annual NEPC Expo is the association’s premier event. It’s a great opportunity for show exhibitors and attendees to share the industry’s latest products and services.

We are excited to come back next year.