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 [...]

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 [...]