The U.S., Canada, and Mexico have been working closely on a recent outbreak and recall associated with cantaloupes.
The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas has announced Raquel Espinoza, founder of Produce House, as the 2023 Member of the Year.
As part of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas annual meeting, members elected new directors to the board and celebrated the Member of the Year and the Pillar of the Industry.
A panel of produce buyers at the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas annual meeting November 3 shared their lessons and experiences with weather events.
The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas held its inaugural Southwest International Produce Expo, or SWIPE, at its 54th annual convention November 2-4.
The FPAA is pleased to share the success of their inaugural expo, a recent enhancement to their well-known FPAA Convention, which just concluded its 54th consecutive year.
This year's event includes education sessions, an expo, and a golf tournament. To get you ready to SWIPE, here's the event agenda.
The continuing Mexican tomato war, which has pitted many American growers against importers, has raised a back-and-forth between the Florida Tomato Exchange, which represents growers from Florida and other American states, against the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, which represents shippers who import the product from Latin America.
With the month-long rebuttal period coming to a close earlier this week, more than 450 companies, organizations, associations and government leaders have now submitted comments urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to uphold the 2019 Tomato Suspension Agreement.
The U.S. Department of Commerce is in the process of determining whether to continue the current Tomato Suspension Agreement with Mexico, in effect since 2019, which regulates Mexican tomato exports to the United States.