SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Growers got a firsthand look at the newest facility for Pure Hothouse Foods Inc. March 30 as a part of their Viva Fresh Expo experience.

The Leamington, Ontario-based company decided to upgrade to a full packing and distribution facility after operating an in and out in San Antonio for the past several years, said Jamie Moracci, president.

Pure Hothouse brings both Mexican and Canadian produce to the facility to be packed for retail, Moracci said.

About 60 growers from Mexico toured the packinghouse during the event.