Texas company looks to unload 42 excess tons of airline nuts
August 2, 2020
DALLAS (AP) — Kim Peacock was once the purveyor of first-class luxury, but now her Arlington company has more than 87,000 pounds of nuts and no idea if her airline customers will ever want them again.
So GNS Foods of Arlington, a supplier to American Airlines, is trying to unload dozens of pallets of mixed cashews, pistachios, pecans and almonds after the COVID-19 pandemic forced carriers to stop serving the first-class perk on flights.
GNS opened a retail store at its factory and started peddling nuts online in hopes of getting rid of them at their wholesale price, even though the compan...