FPAA Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

2020-01-20T20:11:28+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|

U.S. passes agreement destined to strengthen North American economy Nogales, AZ- The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) applauds the Senate for voting to send the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to President Trump for final approval. “This agreement is a positive for consumers who will continue to enjoy year-round access to healthful fruits and vegetables,” said [...]

FPAA Urges Bipartisan Vote to Pass USMCA, Applauds Efforts to Reach Agreement on Trade

2019-12-20T21:15:25+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ-  The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) joins many U.S. businesses and consumers to applaud announcements that an agreement has been reached to move ahead with formal adoption of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.  The FPAA is optimistic that the efforts of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal [...]

FPAA Disappointed that Commerce has Ended the Tomato Suspension Agreement

2020-01-20T20:18:21+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: 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, [...]

FPAA Disappointed that Commerce Has Ended the Tomato Suspension Agreement

2019-05-07T23:12:01+00:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

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, [...]

Diversion of Port Staffing, Threats of Border Closures Harmful for U.S. Businesses, Security, and Economic Health

2019-05-01T17:20:11+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|

Diversion of Port Staffing, Threats of Border Closures Harmful for U.S. Businesses, Security, and Economic Health Nogales, AZ— The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is concerned about recent announcements to shift Customs and Border Protection officers from ports of entry in order to assist Border Patrol with the care, processing, and custody of migrants [...]

American Employers Harmed by Decision to Limit Mexican Tomatoes

2019-05-01T17:20:20+00:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

American Employers Harmed by Decision to Limit Mexican Tomatoes Nogales, AZ —  (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Up to 33,000 American jobs are threatened by a Department of Commerce decision that would have the double impact of increasing tomato prices for American consumers. Tomato supplies stand to drop, with corresponding price increases for American consumers, as a [...]

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. [...]

Infrastructure and the Border Discussed at the 2018 Spring Policy Summit

2018-04-02T20:51:24+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

“We will build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways all across our land. And we will do it with American heart, and American hands, and American grit.” - President Trump From the above quote, you can see that infrastructure is an important item on the current administration’s “to-do list”. The President even worked his [...]

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

2020-01-20T20:18:59+00:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, 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 [...]

Tomateros Baseball Clinic a Huge Success

2017-10-09T17:10:26+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

More than 20 children participated in the Tomateros Baseball Clinic this weekend. Children participating in this event had the opportunity to be coached by the famous and experienced Tomateros of Culiacan. A big thank you to the Club Tomateros De Culiacan, the Nogales Apaches, and the Ley family for helping to put this together and being [...]