With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series

2021-05-05T19:46:59+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, 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) With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series The agenda this year included presentations on tackling trade barriers, sustainability, fair trade, [...]

Spring Policy Summit 2021

2021-05-05T20:05:57+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Uncategorized|

The FPAA is excited to announce our Virtual Spring Policy Summit coming up in April 2021! You heard the rumblings during Tomato Week 2021, and we are excited to share the details of this three-day event with you now. Spring Policy Summit 2021 (#SPS21) is focused on some of the most important topics for the fresh [...]

FPAA Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry

2021-05-05T19:26:58+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, 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 Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry Policy Summit 2021 Agenda to Include Presentations on Tackling Trade Barriers, Sustainability, Fair Trade, and International Relations [...]

In Memory of Robert R. Hathaway

2021-05-05T19:53:21+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Robert R. “Bob” Hathaway who passed away on March 13.  Bob was a former leader of the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors Association, now known as the FPAA.  He was awarded the Pillar of the FPAA Award in 2013 for all his of hard work in [...]

Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes

2021-05-05T19:40:05+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, 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)   Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes  The Fresh Produce Association of The Americas Launches New Webinar Series focused on fresh imported tomatoes from Mexico  NOGALES, [...]

One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets

2021-05-05T19:52:58+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, 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)   One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets  With a decline in foodservice tomato sales, the University of Arizona found [...]

FPAA Supports the nomination of Thomas Vilsack as Sec. of Agriculture  and Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative

2021-05-12T22:27:29+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: 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 the nomination of Thomas Vilsack as Sec. of Agriculture  and Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas joins letter in support for nominees [...]

COVID19 Information & Resources

2021-02-23T23:47:18+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News|

Vaccine Status - Arizona Due to there being a limited supply of vaccines, there is a phased approach to distribution. At this time, select Arizona counties have begun Prioritized Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine prioritization, which includes education and childcare workers, protective services occupations, and adults 75 and older. Produce & agriculture workers are also [...]

FPAA, Mariposa Community Health, Santa Cruz County Host Covid-19 Preparedness Webinar

2021-02-23T23:47:48+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Home Page Featured Story, News|

Santa Cruz County and Mariposa Community Health Clinic presented important information in mitigating the spread of Covid-19.  Over the next several months, it is extremely important to maintain mitigation strategies for both the Flu and Covid-19.  The Flu and Covid-19 have similar symptoms, with loss of taste and smell being particular to Covid-19.  The only way [...]

FPAA Hiring Communications Coordinator

2020-10-15T00:31:04+00:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, News|

The FPAA is looking for a full time Communications Coordinator. Job Summary: Broadly, the person in this position will have to ensure effective communications about the issues and directives of the FPAA with government officials, other U.S. associations, the media and FPAA Members. Additionally, He/She will work with FPAA leadership to develop messaging and communications plans, [...]