Walmart concerned about tomato inspections in suspension agreement

- General News
Before the comment period ended Sept. 9, the U.S.’s largest retailer told the Department of Commerce in a letter that it’s concerned the proposed increase in border inspections for tomatoes will cause a bottleneck at ports of entry and deprive consumers of product.

UPDATED: U.S. and Mexico reach agreement on tomatoes

- General News
There’s a new agreement for Mexican tomato imports, but importers are concerned about at least one provision.

FPAA concerned over inspection provisions in new Tomato Suspension Agreement

- General News

NOGALES, AZ, August 21, 2019 – The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas BB #:144354 is …

Q&A with leaders of tomato suspension dispute

- General News
As the Department of Commerce investigates dumping of Mexican tomatoes in the U.S., Blue Book reached out to spokesmen on each side of the suspension agreement dispute for a question-and-answer piece.

FPAA: Misleading claims from the Florida Tomato Exchange don’t add up

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Nogales, AZ-In a recent rebuttal by Michael Schadler of the Florida Tomato Exchange regarding …

Fresh Produce Association of the Americas Expresses Alarm About Potential Monopoly of U.S. Tomato Market

- General News
A small group of Florida companies is pushing dramatic changes to U.S. trade policy that will drive other U.S. companies out of the tomato supply chain and disadvantage consumers

FPAA supports bipartisan Congressional coalition’s opposition to seasonal trade provision

- General News

NEWS RELEASE Nogales, AZ- A bipartisan group of 23 Senators and House Members sent a strong …

Most importers unprepared for Mexican tariff

- General News
Produce importers may not be prepared to pay the tariffs if President Trump follows through on his plan to implement a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican imports Monday, June 10.

Nogales produce companies speak out about tariffs

- General News

PRESS RELEASE June 6, 2019 – Nogales, Arizona – On Tuesday, June 4 the Fresh Produce …

Trump tariff threat to Mexico is just a negotiation

- Analysis
The FPAA is justified in sending its warning, but I don’t believe Trump’s threat will lead to a tariff in two weeks.