Special Thanks to all Convention Sponsors!

2017-10-17T18:00:37+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

On Behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank all our sponsors of the 49th Annual Nogales Produce Convention & Golf Tournament. We appreciate your interest and involvement in this great event that would not be possible without your leadership and support. There’s still time to sponsor! So, let’s get your company name [...]

FPAA Sponsors Relief Aid for Mexico City Earthquake

2017-10-17T16:38:49+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

FPAA is working closely with World Care to facilitate and coordinate the distribution of supplies for earthquake recovery and rebuilding efforts. FPAA will sponsor, coordinate and facilitate the shipment of relief aid into Mexico City, Mexico, while working with the Red Cross of Hermosillo, Mexico, to deliver the supplies to areas of need in Mexico City. [...]

FPAA Partners with United Fresh to Provide Members with FSVP Training

2017-10-18T16:01:38+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

A note from Georgina Felix As you saw in the FPAA member update in early October, we partnered with United Fresh to provide industry members the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Training of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance. It was one of the best training sessions on food safety that I have attended, it was [...]

Tomateros Baseball Clinic a Huge Success

2017-10-09T17:10:26+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

More than 20 children participated in the Tomateros Baseball Clinic this weekend. Children participating in this event had the opportunity to be coached by the famous and experienced Tomateros of Culiacan. A big thank you to the Club Tomateros De Culiacan, the Nogales Apaches, and the Ley family for helping to put this together and being [...]

FPAA Announces New Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator

2017-09-14T17:56:15+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is proud to welcome its newest addition to the team. Erika Dominguez has been selected as the FPAA’s new Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator. Erika has previous experience at the FPAA as a Membership Programs Coordinator, and her experience with the association coupled with her education, made her a standout [...]

To Favor a Few Agribusinesses, U.S. NAFTA Objective Would Hurt All Consumers- August 9, 2017

2017-08-31T15:00:43+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

WHY SHOULD I CARE? Companies involved in the trade of perishable agriculture commodities need to be aware that a small group of politically connected, wealthy agribusiness firms from Florida are seeking concessions from the Federal government to effectively subsidize their industry by raising prices, an act that would deprive Americans of affordable fruits and vegetables.  As [...]

FPAA Rebuts Florida Tomato Exchange Comments to House Ag Committee

2017-08-31T15:37:32+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story|

In a letter to Rep. Michael Conaway, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, FPAA filed the following rebuttal to comments from Mr. Reginald Brown before that Committee. Following is the text of the letter: Aug. 8, 2017 Chairman Michael Conaway House of Representatives, Agriculture Committee 1301 Longworth, Washington, DC 20515   RE: Rebuttal to Comments from [...]