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Mission Produce opens $50MM Laredo, TX, distribution center

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Serving as a major hub for avocados coming from Mexico into the United States, the 262,000-square-foot facility is positioned to funnel product into the rest of the distribution centers in Mission’s advanced network.

Texas onion industry wraps up first-ever marketing campaign

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The 2020 – 2021 Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign has wrapped up for the season.

$4 million awarded to the Texas Citrus Pest and Disease Management Corporation for HLB research

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The Texas Citrus Pest and Disease Management Corporation (TCPDMC) and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center (TAMUK) was awarded $4,061,941 in funding from the Huanglongbing Multi-Agency Coordination Group (HLB MAC).

Video shows devastation of Texas freeze on fruit, vegetable crops

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Footage shows dropped grapefruit, rotting greens, and dead seedlings from the more than $600 million in crop losses. Growers expect a few items could recover, including cabbage and onions, but near total losses in late-season citrus. 

Texas Gov. Abbott requests disaster assistance from USDA

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has requested a USDA disaster designation for Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties in response to severe winter weather that has impacted the state.

Inside the Texas weather retail apocalypse  

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I thought the lines, the social media posts of product availability, and the hoarding common in the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic were a once-in-a-lifetime thing.   Try adding ice, snow, bitter cold temperatures, blackouts, water shortages and boil orders. Texas grocers are surviving an apocalypse – and it’s not over.  

Texas produce outlook: It’s bad, with assessments ongoing

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Extreme low temperatures, power outages, gas shortages, and ice-covered roadways threaten crops and logistics across Texas.  

Mastronardi Produce opens Laredo facility

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Mastronardi Produce, an industry-leading greenhouse pioneer that sells and markets fresh fruits and vegetables under the SUNSET® brand, today announced the opening of a new 185,000-square-foot facility in Laredo, Texas near its current distribution center.

On the road at H-E-B’s newest Austin store

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See how a retailer treats click-and-collect and hot bars in a post-covid new opening.

Dallas-Fort Worth retailers rely on innovation to stand out

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The 7.5 million residents in the Dallas-Fort Worth area need grocery stores to survive. The dominant …