NOGALES — Workers in black fleece and bright orange vests zip around on forklifts, maneuvering pallets of fruit and vegetables stacked inside a frigid, 90,000-square-foot warehouse.
It’s peak winter produce season and truckloads arrive from Mexico daily at J.C. Distributing. From here, they’ll head to supermarkets across the country.
Company President and Owner Jaime Chamberlain says even though his business has continued to grow over the past 30 years, he’s hit limits on how much he can import.