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.

FPAA Salutes Integrated North American Approach to Shared Tomato Virus Threat

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced that they will begin to inspect tomato and pepper seed, transplants and fruit by Nov. 22 to protect against a plant virus known as Tomato Brown Rugose Virus (ToBRFV) which has spread around the world since first being detected in Israel in 2014.

Power of Produce Coming to Annual Nogales Fresh Produce Convention and Golf Tournament in November

The FPAA Convention is a celebration to kick off another season of fresh produce entering the United States from Mexico through the port of Nogales, a major hub of fresh produce imports. It is also a fantastic opportunity to learn about new and evolving issues in the industry.