Amid Free Trade Concerns, Mexican Peanut Company Expands Production To Conroe

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Galdisa is looking to more than double its peanut production capacity with the new factory.

 

By Elizabeth TrovallJuly 6, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Mexico’s largest peanut company, Galdisa, is opening its first U.S. factory in the Houston area. The U.S. expansion is part of Galdisa’s efforts to meet U.S. demand for their products.

The company moved to Conroe because of its proximity to an international port and the border, according to Galdisa USA CEO Víctor Galindo.

“Houston and Conroe are very strategically located,” Galindo said.

The move comes as both U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexico’s leftist president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, tout more inward-looking economic policies.

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