EXETER, ON - As Huron Produce continues to make its mark in the Lone Star State, the company has opened its brand new Edinburg, Texas, 211,000-square-foot distribution center.
“This cutting-edge distribution facility will carry the Suntastic product line, facilitating access to premium quality produce for our southern customers,” said President, Jeff Kints. “We look forward to establishing a significant presence in Texas and enhancing our timely delivery and industry leading order fill rates.”
This new facility aligns with the 3rd generation family-owned and North American-operated company’s continued commitment to providing fresh, greenhouse grown produce for its customers, according to a press release.
The new distribution center showcases over 43,000 square-feet of climate controlled space which boasts storage coolers, cold dock, and dry storage, as well as multiple loading docks among its many beneficial components.
Specifically designed for produce storage and distribution the new facility offers LED lighting, energy efficient refrigeration systems with low global warming potential refrigerants, USDA finishes, continuous cold chain and the latest food safe designs, the company added.
With Huron Produce investing heavily in product development, process improvements, and quality enhancements, the Texas facility will advance operational efficiencies and enhance quality control, allowing Huron to better respond and to customers’ needs.
“We are expanding for our customers. This new facility will allow us to increase our direct shipment capabilities which means fresher produce,” Andy Glavin, Huron Produce COO, said.
Congratulations to Huron on this next step in company growth, and we look forward to what is to come!