FoodSource opens south Texas centre

Edinburg, Texas, US: FoodSource, a CH Robinson-owned company, has has relocated its south Texas operation to a multi-temperature zone facility in Edinburg, Texas.

The new centre, storing tropical fruits, Texas-grown produce and temperature controlled shipments offers 5,400sq metres of total capacity along with 13 dock doors, six of which are refrigerated.

“Customer demand outgrew our previous space and a full service facility allows us to expand our efficiencies and further support our customers’ needs,” says Mike Castagnetto, sourcing manager.

“Growers and shippers looking to shorten transit times to the northeast and as a result, increase product freshness will benefit from our new facility,” says Gary York, CH Robinson general manager.

The Edinburg service centre will also offer various value-added services such as customs brokerage, product staging, inspection services, palletisation and repacking.

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