FPAA Hosts Olli-UA Tour

2017-11-15T16:34:21+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

On Friday, October 20 FPAA hosted an Olli-UA Tour. The FPAA has been working closely with Olli-UA (Osher Learning Institute at the University of Arizona) to provide tours of local fresh produce companies to adults over the age of 50 seeking to continue a lifelong learning program. FPAA staff member, Allison Moore is an Olli-UA study [...]

Special Thanks to Our Convention Sponsors!

2017-11-15T18:06:33+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Special Thanks to Our Convention Sponsors!!! We would like to thank the sponsors of the 49th Annual Nogales Produce Convention. It is through your leadership and support that the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas is able to stage this major event for the local produce industry. We worked hard to make every dollar count! Again, [...]

FPAA Sponsors Relief Aid for Mexico City Earthquake

2017-11-15T16:35:25+00:00October 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. [...]

The Produce Mom One of Many Highlights at this Year’s Convention

2017-11-15T16:36:52+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Nogales, AZ — The 49th Annual Nogales Fresh Produce Convention and Golf Tournament is less than a month way! Make sure to reserve your tickets now for this wonderful celebration kicking off what is sure to be another great season. A major highlight of this year’s convention will be an educational session with Lori Taylor, aka [...]

FPAA Partners with United Fresh to Provide Members with FSVP Training

2017-11-15T16:36:01+00:00October 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 [...]