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 [...]

Produce Industry Applauds Governor Ducey’s Commitment to Arizona Jobs Strategic Port Infrastructure Investment May Yield 200 More Jobs for Arizona

2019-01-21T17:38:48+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Home Page Featured Story|

NOGALES, Ariz. (JAN. 18, 2019, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - An Arizona state investment in a cold inspection facility in Nogales is set to broaden fresh fruit and vegetable availability, helping boost employment and economic development. Governor Doug Ducey’s proposed budget includes $700,000 toward the construction of a cold inspection facility at Mariposa Port of Entry. Along [...]

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 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 [...]