SiCar Farms has completed a distribution center in McAllen, Texas, and the facility, which can handle three times the previous South Texas capacity, uses conservation processes that SiCar is rolling out company wide.
In response to demand for smaller potatoes in smaller bags, Houston-based MountainKing has acquired a packing facility dedicated exclusively to fingerlings and “baby” versions of yellow and red potatoes.
Dallas-based produce marketing agency DMA Solutions Inc. will send nine top-performing Texas A&M University students to the Viva Fresh Produce Expo April 25-27 in San Antonio as a part of the Aggies for Fresh scholarship.
Watsonville, Calif.-based Monterey Mushrooms has expanded its capacity to meet demand as the number of natural and organic retail outlets expands, said Mike O’Brien, vice president of sales and marketing.
Weather issues have blown through production areas of Texas and Mexico, but suppliers for the 2018-19 Tex-Mex winter deal say they anticipate full volumes, once the deal starts to peak for most items in December.