FPAA and TIPA Support Bipartisan Efforts to Maintain the Standard Definitions in 2019 Tomato Suspension Agreement

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) applaud the efforts of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez in leading a bipartisan letter addressed to the Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, regarding a proposal to reinterpret parts of the 2019 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico (TSA).

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.

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

Tomato Week 2021 by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) was packed with the latest data and market trends for the fresh tomato industry. The webinar series began on March 9th and concluded on March 11th.