Statement about Texas-Mexico Border Issues

2022-04-19T23:51:29+00:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Home Page Featured Story|

After more than a week and significant harm to U.S. businesses and the food supply chain, the Governor of Texas ceased the duplicative inspections on trucks leaving U.S. ports of entry along the Texas/Mexico border after signing agreements with the four Mexican states that border Texas.  Many of our members reported trucks were stuck in line [...]

Fresh Produce Association of the Americas Issues Statement About Texas DPS Truck Inspections

2022-04-11T17:37:11+00:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Home Page Featured Story|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948  Contact:  Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com) Governor Abbott: Reconsider State DPS Produce Inspections to Help Feed Texas Families, Save Texas Jobs Fresh Produce Association of the Americas issues Statement About Texas  DPS Truck Inspections April 11, 2022 Over $9 billion dollars’ worth [...]

FPAA Announces 2022 Exciting Spring Policy Summit Agenda

2022-02-07T15:48:01+00:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, 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 2022 Exciting Spring Policy Summit Agenda The one-day event will include presentations on some of the most important topics for the fresh produce industry. NOGALES, Az. (February 3, 2022) – [...]

FPAA Welcomes New Board Members for Upcoming Term

2022-04-20T20:06:10+00:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, 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 Welcomes New Board Members for Upcoming Term FPAA announces the election of new board members after holding its 2021 annual meeting. NOGALES, Az. (November 16, 2021) – The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) held its annual meeting on November 4th, 2021. Attendees had the option of [...]

Produce Industry Veteran Walter Ram Named FPAA 2021 Pillar of the Industry

2021-11-03T16:54:06+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, 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)   Produce Industry Veteran Walter Ram Named FPAA 2021 Pillar of the Industry The FPAA selects Walter Ram of Giumarra Companies as recipient of the award for his many contributions and dedication to the fresh produce industry. NOGALES, Az. (November 2, 2021) – The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas [...]

A message from the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas – Social Responsibility

2021-10-26T21:24:50+00:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured Story|

Social responsibility, including fair and just treatment of employees, is important no matter where in the world a company is doing business - A message from the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas The Fresh Produce Association of America (FPAA) supports the strong enforcement tools used by U.S. Customs and Border protection to both safeguard our [...]

FPAA and TIPA Support Bipartisan Efforts to Maintain the Standard Definitions in 2019 Tomato Suspension Agreement

2021-09-29T23:08:18+00:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release Contact: Lance Jungmeyer, President, FPAA lance@freshfrommexico.comor (520) 903-4314 Hector Garza, Director of Industry Relations, TIPAhector.garza@texipa.org or (956) 581-8632   FPAA and TIPA Support Bipartisan Efforts to Maintain the Standard Definitions in2019 Tomato Suspension Agreement Bipartisan Group Led by Congressman Vicente Gonzalez Urges Dept. of Commerce to RejectReinterpretation of TSA and changes to the [...]

Florida Tomato Exchange Pushes to Undermine Produce Industry Norms, Drive Up Tomato Prices

2021-07-15T16:18:11+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured Story|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948 For Immediate Release July 14, 2021                                                      Contact: Lance Jungmeyer (520) 903-4314. Allison Moore (520) 247-9779 Florida Tomato Exchange Pushes to Undermine Produce Industry Norms, Drive Up Tomato Prices Consumers, buyers, and produce sellers across the U.S. face threat from political push to re-interpret [...]

FPAA Supports Infrastructure Grant Proposals to Boost The Fresh Produce Industry in Southern Arizona

2021-07-15T17:47:08+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page 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)   FPAA Supports Infrastructure Grant Proposals to Boost The Fresh Produce Industry in Southern Arizona While the $134 million SR-189 Project Moves Ahead, the FPAA supports community grant proposals for Projects and [...]

Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year

2021-07-15T17:33:38+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

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) September 28, 2020 Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year Martinez, General Manager and COO of Divine Flavor, recognized for commitment to industry improvement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Members of [...]