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 [...]

Non-Tariff Barriers Impact Perishable Imports at the Mexico-US Border

2021-06-24T19:49:38+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Featured Story, 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) Non-Tariff Barriers Impact Perishable Imports at the Mexico-US Border TradeLab report showcases Non-tariff measures that restrict the importation of fresh produce and how these may have significant economic effects on international trade NOGALES, [...]

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, [...]

Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year

2021-07-15T17:33:38+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

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) September 28, 2020 Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year Martinez, General Manager and COO of Divine Flavor, recognized for commitment to industry improvement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Members of [...]

FPAA to Reschedule Spring Policy Summit

2021-07-15T17:33:40+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

USMCA is a Win for America and Healthy Eating

2020-01-29T22:30:10+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ. - With President Trump’s signing of the USMCA, American consumers can continue to count on high quality fruits and vegetables as part of their diet, all year-round, according to the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. “When the United States is out of season, like right now in January, Mexico is an important source [...]

Arizona Senators Stand Up for Common Sense Food Policies

2020-01-20T20:11:06+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ — Arizona Senators sent US. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer strong letters reiterating their commitment to safeguard against policies that would install tariffs on seasonal fresh produce, raising prices at supermarkets. Despite widespread opposition, Southeastern interest groups have been pushing for a so-called “seasonality” produce provision since the onset of negotiations of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement [...]

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 [...]