FPAA Wows a Record Crowd at 50th Nogales Produce Convention

2020-01-20T20:18:36+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Featured Story|

Nogales, AZ- The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) celebrated its 50th Annual Produce Convention at the Tubac Golf Resort on November 1-3, 2018. The FPAA Convention is the premier event to attend for high quality educational sessions, networking opportunities, delicious food, and much more. By all accounts, this year had something for everyone, from [...]

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

2017-08-31T15:00:43+00:00August 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

2017-11-07T16:12:32+00:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]