FPAA Gears Up for 2023 Annual Spring Policy Summit

2023-01-06T04:36:10+00:00December 27th, 2022|Categories: 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 Announces 54th Annual Convention with Exciting New Southwest International Produce Expo

2022-12-27T19:34:59+00:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, 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 [...]

FPAA Members Name Matt Mandel as Member of the Year

2022-11-15T18:26:00+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

During the annual meeting of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) on November 1st, the association’s president, Lance Jungmeyer, presented the FPAA Member of the Year Award to Matt Mandel from SunFed. The Member of the Year is nominated by FPAA members and is defined as someone who goes above and beyond in working [...]

FPAA Team Member Honored by Industry Publication

2022-11-07T17:16:24+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

Allison Moore, Executive Vice-President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA), was recognized as part of the 2022 Packer 25.  The Packer 25 is an annual tribute to 25 leaders across the fresh produce industry. Now in its 18th year, The Packer sheds light on 25 inspiring people who are moving the produce [...]

FPAA Announces New Communications Team Member, Saul Macias

2022-10-27T20:50:02+00:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases|

Saul Macias is the newcomer to the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. He joins the team as the Communications Coordinator.   Standing behind the organization’s purpose and mission, Macias will continue to heighten the FPAA’s communication efforts with members, industry fellows, and the public. “We are excited to add Saul to our team and look forward [...]

FPAA Applauds USTR for Rejecting Florida 301 Petition

2022-11-07T17:12:22+00:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

Decision Helps Shield American Consumers From Food Inflation The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas applauds the U.S. Trade Representative for rejecting the Section 301 Trade Investigation petition from the Florida Congressional delegation. “The claim was meritless from the onset,” said Lance Jungmeyer, President of Nogales, Ariz.-based FPAA. “USTR absolutely made the right decision to [...]

Rubio and Scott Trade Petition Is All Politics and Ignores the Facts: Mexican Fresh Produce has Grown Because of Improved Varieties and the Commitment to Reducing Water and Chemical Use

2022-10-19T02:08:43+00:00September 10th, 2022|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) Rubio and Scott Trade Petition Is All Politics and Ignores the Facts: Mexican Fresh Produce has Grown Because of Improved Varieties and the Commitment to Reducing Water and Chemical Use NOGALES, Az. (09/9/22) [...]

FPAA Hosts Meeting with Congressman Greg Stanton

2022-09-10T00:26:38+00:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Home Page 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) FPAA Hosts Meeting with Congressman Greg Stanton  NOGALES, Az. (07/08/22) – On Thursday, June 7, the FPAA hosted a business roundtable meeting with Rep. Greg Stanton.  After earlier visiting Customs and Border [...]

Sinema Discusses Tomato Suspension Agreement, Fair & Free Trade with Fresh Produce Association

2022-07-08T18:53:15+00:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2022 CONTACT: Pablo Sierra-Carmona Press@sinema.senate.gov 202-224-4521   Sinema Discusses Tomato Suspension Agreement, Fair & Free Trade with Fresh Produce Association Senator worked to fix the Tomato Suspension Agreement in 2019, which protects Arizona farmers, jobs, and cross-border trade WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema discussed the Tomato Suspension Agreement and free and [...]

FPAA & TIPA Help Translate Spanish Comments for FSMA Ag Water

2022-04-11T17:38:24+00:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Featured Story, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release   Contact:Lance Jungmeyer, President, FPAAlance@freshfrommexico.com or (520) 903-4314 Hector Garza, Director of Industry Relations, TIPA hector.garza@texipa.orgor(956)581-8632   FPAA & TIPA Help Translate Spanish Comments for FSMA Ag Water  NOGALES, Az. (03/29/22) - As one of the arguably most important inputs in growing fresh produce, having a company’s comments heard on the proposed FSMA Produce Safety [...]

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