Sustainability Expo Tomorrow at the Santa Cruz Center from 10:00am-3:00pm

2018-05-16T20:17:20+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Join us tomorrow, May 17, at the Santa Cruz Center from 10:00am-3:00pm for the second Sustainability Expo! Companies today are faced with the financial pressure to lower operating costs and the social pressure to be more environmentally friendly. The Nogales Sustainability Expo will connect businesses and property managers with the products and services for implementing sustainability [...]

Zombie NAFTA- A North American Horror Story

2018-04-13T20:17:10+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News|

                The world, as we know it, has ended. Society is not what it once was. Instead of fruitful international investment opportunities, we see a desolate economic landscape plagued with danger and uncertainty. Hordes of angry consumers are cursed to pay higher prices for products they once took for granted. An apocalyptic disaster of biblical proportion. [...]

Making a Case for Trade- Common Sense and Comic Relief at the FPAA’s 2018 Spring Policy Summit

2018-04-06T16:28:58+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Speaker Bryan Riley at the 2018 FPAA Spring Policy Summit “Our peaceful trading partners are not our enemies. They are our allies. We should beware of the demagogues who are ready to declare a trade ware against our friends, weakening our economy, our national security, and the entire free world, all while cynically waving [...]

Infrastructure and the Border Discussed at the 2018 Spring Policy Summit

2018-04-02T20:51:24+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

“We will build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways all across our land. And we will do it with American heart, and American hands, and American grit.” - President Trump From the above quote, you can see that infrastructure is an important item on the current administration’s “to-do list”. The President even worked his [...]

Spring Policy Summit 2018 Agenda

2018-03-16T15:25:48+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

FPAA Spring Policy Summit March 20-21, 2018 Tubac, Arizona Agenda Items Tuesday, March 20, 2018 11:00 am – 7:00 pm: Spring Policy Registration Desk Open 11:00 am – 2:30 pm: North American Produce Food Safety Working Group (Invitation only. Inquire with Gfelix@freshfrommexico.com for more details) 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm:  Tour of Divine Flavor Warehouse 5:00 pm [...]

Arizona Celebrates 106th Birthday

2018-02-15T21:43:34+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Arizona just celebrated 106 years of statehood! Arizona became a territory on Feb. 24, 1863. Forty-nine years later, statehood was achieved on Feb. 14, 1912. Arizona is extremely important to the country- Here is a quick fact! Nogales funnels an estimated $30 billion worth of international trade into Arizona and the United States, per year, in [...]

Wilson Produce Transitions Farm to Organic

2018-02-08T20:23:37+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Wilson Produce has completed the three-year transition to organic production on its 150-acre farm in Sinaloa, Mexico. “Our use of cover crops, companion crops and compost have all enhanced the quality of our soil, the quality of our products, and have made this challenging transition possible,” James Martin, director of sustainability, said in a news release. [...]

NATIONAL MANGO BOARD 2019 NOMINATIONS

2018-01-18T20:12:58+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The National Mango Board (NMB) is currently accepting nominees for six Board Member positions with terms beginning January 2019. The NMB is made up of mango importers, a first handler, domestic producers and foreign producers who dedicate themselves to the mission, goals and objectives of the NMB. These Board Members work closely with the NMB staff [...]