Board Member Stefanie Katzman Represents IFPA at D.C. Fly-In

On Wednesday, November 16, U.S. Representatives Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), and Jim Costa (D-CA), Salud Carbajal (D-CA), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined more than 100 farmers and agricultural producers from across the nation to demand that the U.S. Senate fix the ongoing agricultural workforce crisis in this lame duck session by the end of December. Stefanie Katzman, executive vice president at S. Katzman Produce, represented International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) at the podium.  

GLOBALG.A.P. Launches Version 2 of Risk Assessment on Social Practices, GRASP

November 15, 2022 GLOBALG.A.P.

GLOBALG.A.P. North America (GGNA) announces version 2 of GLOBALG.A.P.’s Risk Assessment on Social Practice (GRASP) as an add-on module to GLOBALG.A.P.’s flagship Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard. IFA stands out among commonly used food safety certifications in the U.S. market, as it is inclusive of worker health and safety. Paired with GRASP, it tackles additional supply chain issues such as worker exploitation, child labor, and human rights at farm level.

IFPA Celebrates the Awards of Excellence

 International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) celebrated a number of winners of key industry awards at the Global Produce & Floral Show this year.  The winners represent the best of the industry,  having been nominated and selected by industry leaders and members. 

IFPA Ignites Industry in Orlando, Sets Course for Produce and Floral

October 31, 2022 Perishable News

International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) hosted its first ever Global Produce & Floral Show (GPFS) this week in Orlando, Florida.  The show is the only event in the world that brings together the entire global supply chain for produce and floral. 

Bite Into Fresh With Village Farms Fresh at Global Produce & Floral Show and Shirley Chapman

October 7, 2022 Village Farms Fresh

Village Farms Fresh is ready to ‘spill the beans’, on one of the biggest surprises. Village Farms Fresh will be hosting the artist Shirley Chapman in their booth during the show.  Shirley will be signing limited edition show posters for the first annual event.