FPAA Thanks Congress and Welcomes USMCA

2020-07-10T19:51:50+00:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, News|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas sent a message of thanks to Members of Congress for their support of FPAA priorities during the USMCA.  Thanks to You, We Are Prepared for USMCA! A message from The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas As businesses operating along the Southwest border, the members of the Fresh Produce [...]

UPDATED: Testing sites, CDC guidance for Critical workers, Free Worksite Inspection

2020-05-20T22:41:43+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Home Page Featured Story|

Dear Members, Below you will find information about where to have your employees tested for COVID, how to get your office/warehouse workflow inspected for safety, and what to do if one of your workers has COVID or has been exposed. CRITICAL WORKERS: Employees in the nation’s critical food infrastructure have a distinct set of guidelines from [...]

Local Community Answers Request for Produce Donations to Northern Arizona Tribal Nations

2020-04-30T21:36:57+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ—Early on Wednesday morning, members of Arizona’s National Guard arrived at Santa Cruz Cold Storage in Rio Rico, Arizona to pick up three truckloads of fresh produce destined for the Hopi, Navajo, and White Mountain Apache Nations in Northeast Arizona.  They are among the hardest hit communities facing the coronavirus outbreak. The produce shipments are [...]

Arizona Produce Companies Step Up for Area Food Drives

2020-04-20T23:14:06+00:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ-- Produce companies in Southern Arizona have been answering the call for area assistance in bringing healthy food to the most vulnerable people in their communities.  Santa Cruz County Supervisor Bruce Bracker knew the issues brought about by the COVID-19 response would create some unprecedented challenges for his community.  When he started receiving calls from [...]

FPAA Salutes Our Members, Heroes in the US Food Supply Chain

2020-04-16T21:18:41+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Home Page Featured Story, News|

Nogales, AZ--Since the beginning days of our Nation’s response to this pandemic, our members and their teams acted quickly to implement strong measures to protect their staff so that they could all work to protect the integrity of the US food supply chain.  Their efforts, day in and day out, honor their commitment to making sure [...]

A Note from the FPAA President: COVID-19 Get Financial Help for Your Business

2020-04-01T19:31:18+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, News|

Dear Members of the FPAA, These are difficult times in your business, and you may be facing tough decisions about your lines of credit, about your payroll, or other aspects. While the tunnel is dark, there are some points of light that can give direction to your business strategy. If you are a small business owner, [...]

FPAA to Reschedule Spring Policy Summit

2020-03-10T20:08:06+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

Out of abundance of caution, the March 24 event will be postponed NOGALES, Ariz. – The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas’ Spring Policy Summit will be rescheduled, after public health concerns from COVID-19 have cleared. The FPAA wishes to thank its many guest speakers, attendees and sponsors who had planned to travel to southern Arizona [...]

AZ Governor, Produce Industry Celebrate Groundbreaking of Key Nogales Produce Route

2020-03-09T23:22:37+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

$134 Million Project Improves Safety and Efficiency Nogales, AZ — The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) along with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and organizations from across the state celebrated the groundbreaking of a massive overhaul to State Route 189 in Nogales, Arizona.  At an event on March 4, almost 200 people came together to [...]