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

2021-07-15T17:15:47+00:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

  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 [...]

Spring Policy Summit 2021

2021-07-15T17:15:23+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The FPAA is excited to announce our Virtual Spring Policy Summit coming up in April 2021! You heard the rumblings during Tomato Week 2021, and we are excited to share the details of this three-day event with you now. Spring Policy Summit 2021 (#SPS21) is focused on some of the most important topics for the fresh [...]

FPAA Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry

2021-07-15T17:21:40+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: 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) FPAA Announces Exciting Lineup for Annual Policy Summit Focused on Advancing The Imported Produce Industry Policy Summit 2021 Agenda to Include Presentations on Tackling Trade Barriers, Sustainability, Fair Trade, and International Relations [...]

In Memory of Robert R. Hathaway

2021-07-15T17:21:55+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Robert R. “Bob” Hathaway who passed away on March 13.  Bob was a former leader of the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors Association, now known as the FPAA.  He was awarded the Pillar of the FPAA Award in 2013 for all his of hard work in [...]

Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes

2021-07-15T17:22:32+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: 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)   Tomato Week 2021 Provides Industry Partners With The Latest Data on Tomatoes  The Fresh Produce Association of The Americas Launches New Webinar Series focused on fresh imported tomatoes from Mexico  NOGALES, [...]

One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets

2021-07-15T17:22:53+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: 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)   One Year After Lockdown, Study Shows Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Fresh Tomato Markets  With a decline in foodservice tomato sales, the University of Arizona found [...]

Tomato Week 2021

2021-07-15T17:23:37+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

You have been hearing the buzz about our upcoming FPAA online event series: Tomato Week. I am excited to announce that registration is now open for all events during Tomato Week 2021! Join us for all the latest on tomatoes! Please see below for more details, registration links, and a sneak peak.     March 9th [...]

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

2021-07-15T17:23:49+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: 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)     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

2021-07-15T17:24:32+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

ITC Blueberry Determination Helps USMCA Move Forward

2021-07-15T17:24:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: 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)   ITC Blueberry Determination Helps USMCA Move Forward Imported blueberries found not to be cause of serious injury; however Southeastern growers continue to threaten USMCA with unsubstantiated claims NOGALES, Az. (Feb. 11, [...]