The Sonora Grape Growers Association (AALPUM) projects 21.5 million 18 lb. (8.2 kg) cartons to be packed and shipped between early May and mid-July, 2021.
On the heels of a successful Tomato Week 2021, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas has shifted focus to the upcoming Spring Policy Summit 2021.
There are many factors pointing to the success tomatoes have had in the past year. But some varieties and growing regions have done better than others.
We’ve all seen the data that shows the past year has seen huge growth at retail, and the tomato segment has even outpaced that.
We talked with Lance Jungmeyer, President of The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas}, Nogales, AZ, in late 2020 for the Produce Blueprints Nogales Supplement to the January/February 2021 issue.
Known as the reliable, trusted source for many fruit and vegetable items throughout the winter months, Nogales continues to see demand for new commodities and specialty items.
With billions of dollars at stake, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas commends Senators Sinema (D-AZ) and Moran (R-KS) and Representatives Schweikert (R-AZ) and Cuellar (D-TX) for leading a bipartisan, bicameral letter raising significant concerns with the Trump Administration’s Section 201 investigation on imported blueberries and Section 332 investigations of imported strawberries, bell peppers, squash, and cucumbers.
The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is pleased to announce that Andrea Ortega has joined the organization as a Communications Coordinator.
Members of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas 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.
The Members of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas have named Jose Antonio Martinez of Divine Flavor as the 2020 Member of the Year.