Peanut Farmers Antitrust Settlement
If you are a person or entity in the United States who sold raw, harvested runner peanuts to any of the Defendants, (Golden Peanut Company LLC, Birdsong Corporation, Olam Peanut Shelling Company) their subsidiaries or joint-ventures, from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2019, you may be eligible to receive compensation from a $102 million class action settlement.
According to the filing, the plaintiffs alleged in their complaint that following weather-related price changes between 2011 and 2013, the price paid by shellers like the defendants to peanut farms remained unusually flat. Because of this, the plaintiffs accused the three companies of antitrust activities between 2014 and 2019.
The defendants have denied any wrongdoing but have agreed to a settlement to avoid the costs of ongoing litigation.
- Current Settlement Total: $102,000,000
- Covered Period: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2019
- Filing Deadline: July 13, 2021
- Contact DSG
View the class action summary in a PDF.