Feeding the World One Peanut at a Time

JUNE 15, 2006 -- A unique invention is on its way from Wilmington to Africa, where it will help fight hunger.

A peanut shelling machine was invented by Wilmington-native Jock Brandis. Brandis says nuts are a main source of food for people around the world. His machines will help feed millions one peanut at a time.

The first set of machines are being sent to Uganda. Each machine costs only $100 to build and can shell at the rate of 125 pounds per hour.