FPAA Supports Infrastructure Grant Proposals to Boost The Fresh Produce Industry in Southern Arizona

2021-07-15T17:47:08+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page 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)   FPAA Supports Infrastructure Grant Proposals to Boost The Fresh Produce Industry in Southern Arizona While the $134 million SR-189 Project Moves Ahead, the FPAA supports community grant proposals for Projects and [...]

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, [...]

A 21.5 Million Box Crop Peaking in June for Sonora Grapes Exports.

2021-07-28T20:57:55+00:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: News|

  Hermosillo Sonora, Mexico March 30th, 2021 For immediate release A 21.5 Million Box Crop Peaking in June for Sonora Grapes Exports. The Sonora Grape Growers Association (AALPUM) projects 21.5 million 18 lb. (8.2 kg) cartons to be packed and shipped between early May and mid-July, 2021. AALPUM association president Marcos Camou, AALPUM general manager Juan [...]

Nogales Port Continues to See Diversification of New Commodities, Reliable Supplies of Key Items

2021-07-28T21:00:29+00:00February 25th, 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)     Nogales Port Continues to See Diversification of New Commodities, Reliable Supplies of Key Items As the 2021 year kicks off, the Nogales area has seen an increase on new commodities [...]

Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar Resources

2021-07-29T16:44:17+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Uncategorized|

On February 18, 2021 FPAA, Coogan & Martin, AMHPAC, and CAADES hosted the Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar where attendees had the opportunity to review the Tomato Suspension Agreement and the requirements to help companies ensure they were in compliance with the agreement. Attendees had the opportunity ask questions and for clarification on items listed on the agreement. Thank you [...]

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

2021-07-15T17:33:39+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News, Uncategorized|

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

2021-07-15T17:33:39+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, Uncategorized|

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 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, [...]