Allison Moore, Executive Vice-President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA), was recognized as part of the 2022 Packer 25. The Packer 25 is an annual tribute to 25 leaders across the fresh produce industry. Now in its 18th year, The Packer sheds light on 25 inspiring people who are moving the produce industry forward.
Moore is a 20-plus year veteran of the industry. She has been key to years of work with trade issues encompassing across North America. Including the USMCA, the Tomato Suspension Agreement, and the United States International Trade Commission investigations to mention just a few.
When asked about her leadership role, Moore thinks of leadership “as a way to enable people to live up to their strengths and potential by creating the space for them to excel and grow. I am a firm believer in servant leadership and helping others succeed.”
FPAA members think of Moore as a beacon for the produce industry, whose hard work, passion, dedication, and influence for so many years are reflected in this award.
Moore’s credits her recognition to the FPAA.“The FPAA is a great group of member companies. These men and women are passionate about working together to solve common problems.”
Lance Jungmeyer, President of FPAA, said Moore is cool during a crisis, and fierce about defending the Members of the FPAA and their businesses. “To keep produce flowing at the border, we are constantly putting out fires,” Jungmeyer said. “Allison has ‘been there-done that’ numerous times, and she continues to find new ways to impress.”
Founded in 1944, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is a nonprofit trade association headquartered in Nogales, Arizona, that represents over 120 U.S member companies involved in importing and marketing fresh fruits and vegetables grown in Mexico and distributed across North America and the world.