Made in Illinois: Beer Nuts in Bloomington

Bloomington,ILL - Beer Nuts is a familiar name across the nation. However, many may not realize that the peanuts, trail mix, or snack mix, they enjoy is created in downtown Bloomington, Illinois. With the nuts being in such high demand, the factory puts out 50,000 pounds of product daily. With every package, they get creative to make sure the nuts are up to the highest standards. 

Third generation Beer Nuts President Andy Shirk is proud of the growth the company has had over time and plans to expand on it even further during his time with the company. 

"Its nice to take something made in our community out into the world that makes people proud. We are a calling card for a lot of people. I'm from Bloomington, you know, State Farm and Beer Nuts and its fun to be on the beer nuts end of that." says Shirk. 
 
Beer Nuts has a company store at their Bloomington headquarters. The public is welcomed, and encouraged to bring home Beer Nuts souvenirs. 
 

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