FPAA Testifies Before International Trade Commission

2019-10-28T22:13:49+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Domestic gassed-green, field-grown tomato industry fails to innovate, accelerating its decline, FPAA testifies. WASHINGTON, DC (October 28, 2019) - A lack of innovation amongst U.S. field grown tomato producers is at the heart of the industry losing market share for its tomatoes, according to testimony presented Oct. 24 at the International Trade Commission. Mexican growers who [...]

FPAA Finalizes Exciting History Story Telling Sessions for 2019 Fall Convention Association- Celebrating 75 years of Success Since Founding in 1944

2019-10-09T19:33:30+00:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Nogales, AZ—The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) has finalized an exciting list of speakers for its 51st Annual Produce Convention and Golf Tournament.  The Convention will be held November 7-9, 2019 in Tubac, Arizona, located just north of one the largest ports of entry for fresh fruits and vegetables from Mexico. The speakers and valuable [...]

FPAA Calls Tomato Suspension Agreement a “Step Backward”

2019-10-07T21:03:30+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 - A new Tomato Suspension Agreement will ensure continued market access for Mexican tomatoes but it comes at an extreme cost to importers, who will face unjustified costs and disruption to business due to the controversial Border Inspection Mechanism, which acts as a technical barrier to trade. “It is outrageous that Commerce used [...]