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FPAA, Industry Groups Rebut FTE Claims About Low Tomato Pricing

2024-03-21T23:23:06+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

The FPAA submitted rebuttal comments to the Department of Commerce after the Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) posted comments to Commerce claiming harmfully low prices during the current tomato season, especially for Roma tomatoes.   The FPAA pointed out the absurdity of FTE claims given the record high pricing for tomatoes this season and given the fact [...]

FPAA Meets with Deputy Chief of Mission of U.S. Embassy in Mexico

2024-03-08T01:11:42+00:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

Mark C. Johnson, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, visited Nogales and met with representatives of the main industries in the region, including the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA). In a breakfast meeting organized by the U.S. Consul General in Nogales, Sonora, Michelle Ward, Johnson listened to the [...]

Arizona Leaders Defend State’s Vital Produce Industry

2024-03-07T21:37:43+00:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

In Latest Effort, Arizona Senate Issues Proclamation for Maintaining Tomato Suspension Agreement (Nogales, AZ) – The Arizona State Senate is the latest in a strong line of defenders fighting to protect Arizona businesses and American consumers of fresh tomatoes.    On February 15, 2024, Senate President Pro Tempore Thomas “T.J.” Shope read a proclamation on the [...]

FPAA Spring Policy Summit Keynote Tackles “US-Mexico Trade – What is the State of Play?”

2024-03-07T20:48:47+00:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

Join Andrew I. Rudman, Director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center to Kick Off Premier Policy Event (Tubac, AZ) - The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is finalizing an exciting agenda for the 2024 Spring Policy Summit, a vital forum for government officials and professionals in the produce industry to talk [...]