Success can be defined in many ways, but the little business that Dot and HJ began 50 years ago when they returned to Sedley far surpassed their dream of simply providing well for a family of six. They started a business that set a standard and they did it without a prototype for how it could be done. The learning curve was steep, and they walked before they ran, but Dot and HJ made it….with help and support from many, many people in Franklin and Southampton County. They were survivors and today the little business is celebrating 50 years of life in Sedley. Still owned by the four children, Hubbard Peanut Company is moving into the next 50 years armed with tradition, spirit, and the desire to provide well for its new family of friends, customers, employees, vendors, suppliers, share holders, and the community.