FPAA Expands National Outreach – Toner Insights and Gruszka Consulting Bring Experience and Vast Contact Network

n order to expand its national reach and influence, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas has added the services of industry veterans John Toner and Phil Gruszka as Business Development Directors.  

FPAA Convention Transforms into Southwest International Produce Expo

The FPAA (Fresh Produce Association of the Americas) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Southwest International Produce Expo #SWIPE, set to take place from November 2nd to 4th, 2023 at the picturesque Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona. This year’s convention will feature a remarkable lineup of renowned retailers, buyers, growers, distributors, and allied industry partners, providing a unique platform for networking and collaboration. 

FPAA Salutes Sen. Rosanna Gabaldon, Rep. Consuelo Hernandez for Funding of I-19 Interchange Improvements near Nogales

Produce truck traffic will become more efficient and safer with the availability of funding for key interstate intersections along I-19 in Southern Arizona.

FPAA Hosts Successful Spring Policy Summit 2023

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) hosted a successful Spring Policy Summit on March 14-15, 2023, bringing together industry leaders, policy makers, and experts to discuss critical issues facing the fresh produce industry.

FPAA Formalizes National Advocacy Efforts in New Membership Structure

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) members met to move forward with a newly adopted dues and membership structure that addresses the ongoing work of the FPAA on a national basis.  The new structure also maintains existing state and local level services in Arizona with a foundation to add more services in other states at the discretion of the members.