FPAA Supports Infrastructure Grant Proposals to Boost The Fresh Produce Industry in Southern Arizona

Southern Arizona’s fast paced border community serves as one of biggest imported fresh produce distribution regions. The accessibility from the port of entry to warehouses, cold rooms, and highways makes the Nogales community a competitive state for incoming commodities.

FPAA: Non-Tariff Barriers Impact Perishable Imports at the Mexico-US Border

“Technical barriers to trade emerged as a cudgel in the previous Administration,” said FPAA President Lance Jungmeyer. “It’s time for to revisit the impact of these. Technical barriers to trade cause our trading partners to respond in kind, and this harms all of US agriculture.”

With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) held its annual Spring Policy Summit on April 21st -23rd. The selection of panelists covered some of the most important topics for the fresh produce industry including the current relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, sustainability trends in fresh produce and the latest on improving barriers to trade.

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.