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Tom Taunton, vice president and general manager of Gurley's Foods in Willmar, shows off an assortment of the roasted nuts that have helped put the company's name on products that can be found coast to coast across the United States. Tribune photo by Anne Polta

Willmar: Gurley's Foods are sold coast to coast

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The plant manager at Gurley's Foods came back from a recent trip to North Carolina with a story for his boss, Tom Taunton.

The employee was on the road and needed to make a pit stop for water and refreshments, Taunton recalled. "He walked into a convenience store and there was an eight-foot section of Gurley's candy and nuts and trail mix."


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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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