FPAA Formalizes National Advocacy Efforts in New Membership Structure

2023-02-24T23:25:41+00:00February 24th, 2023|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

Image credit : Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) members met to move forward with a newly adopted dues and membership structure that addresses the ongoing work of the FPAA on a national basis.  The new structure also maintains existing state and local level services in Arizona with [...]

FPAA, Port Authority, ADOT and Other Stakeholders Meet on Truck Electrification Project

2023-02-23T17:49:47+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, News|

Matt Mandel, the FPAA representative on the Greater Nogales and Santa Cruz County Port Authority, and Allison Moore attended a meeting of stakeholders working on a project to study electric truck feasibility and the needed area infrastructure to support electric trucks operating in the Sonora-Arizona corridor. The Nogales Port Authority is the principal program sponsor, the [...]

FPAA Cosigns Letter to the President on Federal Policy Reforms

2023-01-19T19:21:00+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Blog, News|

President of FPAA, Lance Jungmeyer, cosigned a letter from the Border Trade Alliance to President Joseph R. Biden. The letter expresses concern about the increasing volume of asylum seekers at the United States -Mexico border and how the situation was becoming more untenable by the day, placing tremendous pressure on the very limited resources of [...]

FPAA Gears Up for 2023 Annual Spring Policy Summit

2023-02-24T18:48:52+00:00December 27th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is assembling the 2023 Spring Policy Summit, a two-day event that will take place on March 14-15 at the Tubac Golf Resort and Spa in Tubac, Arizona. This event, which focuses on policies and regulations that impact importation of fresh produce from Mexico, has a substantiated history [...]

FPAA in the News

2023-03-02T15:09:48+00:00December 27th, 2022|

For the latest "FPAA IN THE NEWS" articles see below ⬇️ THE PACKER "West Mexico distributors on the upswing" PRODUCE BUSINESS MAGAZINE "Mexico's booming produce growth" pages 49-50 THE PRODUCE NEWS "FPAA gears up for the 2023 Spring Policy Summit"

HTS Code Updates on Cucumbers, Chili Peppers, Squash, Grapes and more

2023-01-06T00:28:25+00:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

The USDA regularly updates an excel spreadsheet with new HTS codes for agriculture commodities.  Linked below the is latest list that is effective as of January 1, 2023.  Previous additions to the list included additional HTS codes for tomatoes, bell peppers, and other items.  Now there are new codes listed for various types of cucumbers, [...]

FPAA Announces 54th Annual Convention with Exciting New Southwest International Produce Expo

2023-02-24T18:45:30+00:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) will be celebrating its 54th Annual Fresh Produce Convention and Golf Tournament under a new name and a new location. The FPAA is excited to welcome the industry to the FPAA Convention now known as the Southwest International Produce Expo #SWIPE. The event will be held at Loews [...]