FPAA Response to Rubio, Scott Section Request for 301 Trade Investigation

In a recent letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Rubio and Scott, who are Republicans, asked the Biden Administration to open a trade investigation on Mexico’s fresh fruit and vegetable sector. 

FPAA Hosts Meeting with Congressman Greg Stanton

After earlier visiting Customs and Border Protection and Border Patrol, Stanton and his team met with FPAA and community leaders, to discuss topics ranging from trade to infrastructure to labor, trucking and the overall economy.

FPAA & TIPA Help Translate Spanish Comments for FSMA Ag Water

As one of the arguably most important inputs in growing fresh produce, having a company’s comments heard on the proposed FSMA Produce Safety Rule’s Agricultural Water Guidelines it vital. And to that effect, the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) and the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) want to make sure that the voices of the international community have that same opportunity.

ITC Reports Confirm Mexican Imports Needed to Meet Increased U.S. Consumer Demand for Cucumbers and Squash

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently issued reports summarizing its findings from its investigations on the U.S. cucumber and squash industries and the effect that imports had on seasonal growers.  The ITC’s reports provided a comprehensive review of the U.S. and Mexican cucumber and squash industries and a thorough analysis of the key competitive market conditions.

FPAA Celebrates the Fresh Produce Industry Essential Workers

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) hosted a breakfast event on December 15th, 2021 to honor the industry’s essential workers as part of 2021 Member of the Year celebration. This fall, the FPAA announced the Essential Worker as the 2021 Member of the Year recipient. The Essential Worker represents all those who contributed to the success of a secure food supply during the last year. From warehouse workers to administrative staff, the award was dedicated to all the employees of FPAA member companies.