Tag Archives: Progreso International Bridge

Taste For Limes Expands Weslaco Company

Bags of Mexican-grown limes from ColiMex are available throughout the United States.

The Mexican-grown Persian limes are rolling down the conveyor belts at ColiMex in Weslaco. Workers are sorting and inspecting the fruit. Boxes of “Fresh Quality Limes” are stacked high on pallets near an open warehouse door, waiting for delivery. The limes at the Weslaco plant will be shipped across the country to some of the nation’s best known national and regional grocers. Food service companies are also major buyers in…

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Progreso Bridge Improvements Expand Markets

The Progreso International Bridge is expecting to double its commercial truck traffic with a $20 million investment to improve roadways and facilities.

A bridge known more as a crossing for tourists to buy Mexican curios and medications at border pharmacies is gearing up to become more of a player in commercial and industrial traffic. The Progreso International Bridge is making a $20-million investment to double the capacity of its commercial lanes on the east side of the main span. It will also be modernizing facilities and developing its industrial park. The Progreso…

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Produce Company Opens Major Facility

Pineapples are among the products coming from Latin America to the Robinson Fresh facility. (VBR)

Weslaco often touts itself as a strategic mid-point in the Rio Grande Valley. Here, goods and services can move quickly and efficiently to all points in the region. The marketing pitch rang true to Robinson Fresh, one of the largest produce companies nationally. It is making a move to utilize a 46,000-square-foot facility at the Mid-Valley Industrial Park which will serve as a storage and distribution point for fresh produce…

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