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, [...]

FPAA Announces New Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator

2017-09-14T17:56:15+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is proud to welcome its newest addition to the team. Erika Dominguez has been selected as the FPAA’s new Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator. Erika has previous experience at the FPAA as a Membership Programs Coordinator, and her experience with the association coupled with her education, made her a standout [...]

Expo Brings Sustainability Solutions to Nogales- May 24, 2017

2017-08-31T15:07:21+00:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah La Luzerne 520-394-7322 Lance Jungmeyer 520-287-2707 EXPO BRINGS SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS TO NOGALES 1st Annual Southern AZ Sustainability Expo Shows Companies How to Save Money While Reducing Their Environmental Impact Nogales, Arizona USA (Wednesday, May 24, 2017) – Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) partnered with member Wholesum Harvest for the [...]

FPAA Announces Job Opening for Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator

2017-06-13T14:41:57+00:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA), Nogales, Ariz., seeks a Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator to ensure effective communication about the issues and directives of the FPAA with government officials, other U.S. associations, the media and Members of the FPAA. Strong English language skills are required. Web/print design skills desired. Ideal for a [...]

FPAA Members Name Sabrina Hallman as Member of the Year

2017-09-14T17:58:39+00:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, AZ — During the annual meeting of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA), the association’s president, Lance Jungmeyer, presented the FPAA Member of the Year Award. The Member of the Year is nominated by FPAA members and is someone who goes above and beyond in working for the betterment of the industry and [...]

FPAA’s 2016 Annual Meeting

2017-06-06T19:28:56+00:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

FPAA’s Annual Meeting: Handing over the Gavel to Incoming Chairman, Election of Chairman-Elect and New Board Members Nogales, AZ — Members of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) held their annual meeting on May 12, 2016 in Nogales, Arizona. The annual meeting is an opportunity for members to discuss key actions from the previous [...]

FPAA Releases Nogales Import Report for Season 2014-15

2017-06-16T22:43:38+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

Nogales, Ariz. (Feb. 2016) By volume, tomatoes remain the No. 1 produce item imported through Nogales, but watermelon imports have risen dramatically in recent years, and in the past season watermelon imports almost caught up to tomatoes, according to the The Nogales Produce Import Report 2014-15. The Nogales Produce Import Report 2014-15 offers an analysis and [...]

FPAA Develops Attractive Series of Seminars for the Fall/Winter Season

2017-11-27T22:42:50+00:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

NOGALES, Ariz. (Sept. 14, 2015) In order to face an evolving and competitive market and to take advantage of the great opportunities for growth and strengthening of all business, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas has developed a series of seminars to address emerging and ongoing industry issues. The seminars will take place between the [...]

Nogales Produce History Bound for Library of Congress

2017-11-27T21:33:04+00:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2015 FPAA Partners with Southwest Folklife Alliance on Oral History Project Nogales, (Aug. 18) How did the Mexican produce importing industry grow from just a few rail car loads to hundreds of thousands of trucks today? How has this growth affected the socio-economic and cultural areas of whole communities on both [...]