Episode 57: How a Virginia Peanut Changed an Industry and Created a Family Legacy, Hubbard Peanut Company with Marshall Rabil


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Our guest today is Marshall Rabil. Marshall serves as the Sales and Marketing Director of Virginia-based and family-owned Hubbard Peanut Company, which his grandmother and grandfather founded nearly 70 years ago. Named one of Inside Business’ 40 Under 40 in 2019, Rabil helps lead the company with a big heart for his community and his multifaceted experience ranging from sustainable development studies to leading student groups internationally.

In this episode of Family Business Today, Marshall will share:

  • How the specialty peanut company Hubs got its start with Marshall’s grandmother Dot, her unique recipe, and a unique Virginia peanut

  • The steps Hubs has taken to expand from their homegrown roots while staying connected to the legacy and the community of Sedley, Virginia

  • About his background in international teaching, community development projects, specialty grocery, sustainability, and service

  • That an important part of a succession plan is clear communication of goals, of timelines, and of how the baton will be passed to the next generation

  • The opportunities Hubs has for the business and the people of the business to give back to their community

  • And more…

To learn more about Marshall Rabil and the Hubbard Peanut Company, visit https://www.hubspeanuts.com/.

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