FPAA Disappointed that Commerce has Ended the Tomato Suspension Agreement

2019-05-08T18:05:43+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is disappointed the Department of Commerce has terminated the Tomato Suspension Agreement. The agreement has been an important tool in protecting over 33,000 American jobs and creating stability in the marketplace. Many entities appealed for the signature of a new or revised Tomato Suspension Agreement. To that end, [...]

Tomato Prices Could Shoot Up to 40% to 85% If U.S, Puts Duties on Mexican Tomatoes

2019-04-23T16:49:30+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story|

For Immediate Release TOMATO PRICES COULD SHOOT UP 40 TO 85% IF U.S. PUTS DUTIES ON MEXICAN TOMATOES, ACCORDING TO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS Arizona State University economic analysis finds American consumers will pay dearly if U.S. withdraws from Tomato Suspension Agreement with Mexico Nogales, Ariz., April 23, 2019 – American consumers could soon be paying 40 to [...]

Zombie NAFTA- A North American Horror Story

2018-04-13T20:17:10+00:00April 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. [...]

The FPAA’s Annual Convention is Just Around the Corner!

2017-11-15T16:27:40+00:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Site|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Wow! I can’t believe we’re almost there. Autumn is in the air and produce is starting to move, which means it’s time for FPAA’s Fall Convention, and we have a great lineup in store for you. From networking to golf to cuisine to education, there really is something for everyone. Let me walk you through what we’ve [...]

FPAA Announces New Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator

2017-09-14T17:56:15+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is proud to welcome its newest addition to the team. Erika Dominguez has been selected as the FPAA’s new Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator. Erika has previous experience at the FPAA as a Membership Programs Coordinator, and her experience with the association coupled with her education, made her a standout [...]

FPAA Wows a Record Crowd at 50th Nogales Produce Convention

2018-11-08T19:28:02+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story|

Nogales, AZ- The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) celebrated its 50th Annual Produce Convention at the Tubac Golf Resort on November 1-3, 2018. The FPAA Convention is the premier event to attend for high quality educational sessions, networking opportunities, delicious food, and much more. By all accounts, this year had something for everyone, from [...]

Learning From Great CEOs- June 26, 2017

2017-08-31T19:40:53+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story|

Leading a business and keeping it on the growth track takes a certain mindset and determination. A great CEO may make it look easy, but there is a lot of trial and error and risk-taking involved. Learning from mistakes, and the mistakes of others, is one of the keys to building a great organization, even one [...]