Strategies and Reminders for a Smooth Grape Season

2021-05-27T22:06:43+00:00May 27th, 2021|

The FPAA, the Arizona Department of Agriculture (ADA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have held meetings this week to discuss the ongoing grape season.  The ADA has approximately 100 licensed inspectors on staff this year to assist with inspections.  Additionally, the USDA has a full-time program manager on site to assist with the inspection [...]

With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series

2021-05-05T19:46:59+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948    For Immediate Release Contact:  Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com) With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series The agenda this year included presentations on tackling trade barriers, sustainability, fair trade, [...]

Spring Policy Summit 2021

2021-05-05T20:05:57+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Uncategorized|

The FPAA is excited to announce our Virtual Spring Policy Summit coming up in April 2021! You heard the rumblings during Tomato Week 2021, and we are excited to share the details of this three-day event with you now. Spring Policy Summit 2021 (#SPS21) is focused on some of the most important topics for the fresh [...]

FPAA Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry

2021-05-05T19:26:58+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Press Releases|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948    For Immediate Release Contact:  Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com) FPAA Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry Policy Summit 2021 Agenda to Include Presentations on Tackling Trade Barriers, Sustainability, Fair Trade, and International Relations [...]

In Memory of Robert R. Hathaway

2021-05-05T19:53:21+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Robert R. “Bob” Hathaway who passed away on March 13.  Bob was a former leader of the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors Association, now known as the FPAA.  He was awarded the Pillar of the FPAA Award in 2013 for all his of hard work in [...]

Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes

2021-05-05T19:40:05+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Press Releases|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948   For Immediate Release  Contact: Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com)   Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes  The Fresh Produce Association of The Americas Launches New Webinar Series focused on fresh imported tomatoes from Mexico  NOGALES, [...]

One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets

2021-05-05T19:52:58+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Press Releases|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948         For Immediate Release   Contact: Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com)   One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets  With a decline in foodservice tomato sales, the University of Arizona found [...]

Tomato Week 2021

2021-03-24T19:21:53+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

You have been hearing the buzz about our upcoming FPAA online event series: Tomato Week. I am excited to announce that registration is now open for all events during Tomato Week 2021! Join us for all the latest on tomatoes! Please see below for more details, registration links, and a sneak peak.     March 9th [...]

Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar Resources

2021-05-05T19:54:15+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

On February 18, 2021 FPAA, Coogan & Martin, AMHPAC, and CAADES hosted the Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar where attendees had the opportunity to review the Tomato Suspension Agreement and the requirements to help companies ensure they were in compliance with the agreement. Attendees had the opportunity ask questions and for clarification on items listed on the agreement. Thank you [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

2021-05-12T22:27:56+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

From the FPAA President Produce Workers - Roll Up Your Sleeves Folks, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get down to business. The business of getting back to business, that is. Produce workers in Santa Cruz County will soon be getting their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. This is an important development that [...]