FPAA Spring Policy Summit Returns

2020-01-29T22:33:23+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

The event, cancelled last year due to the government shutdown, returns March 24 with a robust agenda to address the many challenges produce imports face at the border today Tubac, AZ —  The Spring Policy Summit, which for years has brought regulators and industry to identify practical, goal-oriented outcomes for key issues facing the fresh produce [...]

USMCA is a Win for America and Healthy Eating

2020-01-29T22:30:10+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ. - With President Trump’s signing of the USMCA, American consumers can continue to count on high quality fruits and vegetables as part of their diet, all year-round, according to the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. “When the United States is out of season, like right now in January, Mexico is an important source [...]

Arizona Senators Stand Up for Common Sense Food Policies

2020-01-20T20:11:06+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ — Arizona Senators sent US. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer strong letters reiterating their commitment to safeguard against policies that would install tariffs on seasonal fresh produce, raising prices at supermarkets. Despite widespread opposition, Southeastern interest groups have been pushing for a so-called “seasonality” produce provision since the onset of negotiations of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement [...]

FPAA Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

2020-01-20T20:11:28+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|

U.S. passes agreement destined to strengthen North American economy Nogales, AZ- The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) applauds the Senate for voting to send the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to President Trump for final approval. “This agreement is a positive for consumers who will continue to enjoy year-round access to healthful fruits and vegetables,” said [...]