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

The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at University of Arizona has gathered data that shows how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the fresh tomato industry.

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

Known as the reliable, trusted source for many fruit and vegetable items throughout the winter months, Nogales continues to see demand for new commodities and specialty items.

Andrea Ortega Joins the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas as the new Communications Coordinator

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is pleased to announce that Andrea Ortega has joined the organization as a Communications Coordinator.

Leonardo Tarriba Steps into Role as FPAA Chairman During Annual Membership Meeting

Members of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) held their annual meeting on September 29, 2020 in a virtual conference for members. This year the FPAA welcomed a new chairman, chairman-elect, and several board members. Members also discussed several key initiatives from 2019-2020 and outlooks for the upcoming year.

FPAA Spring Policy Summit Returns

The Spring Policy Summit, which for years has brought regulators and industry to identify practical, goal-oriented outcomes for key issues facing the fresh produce industry at the Southwest border, is back.