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FPAA promotes Allison Moore to Executive Vice President

- General News
In this new Officer position, Moore will take on expanded duties including serving as the chief FPAA Officer in certain meetings, and handling other administrative duties, particularly at FPAA’s home office in Nogales, Ariz.

FPAA: ‘There is a clear market preference for the Mexican cucumber’

- General News
The U.S. International Trade Commission reports on cucumbers and squash do not support the U.S. Southeast growers’ simplistic reaction to reflexively blame Mexican imports for all of their problems, according to the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas

FTE: FPAA resorts to scaremongering over tomato agreement

- General News
Despite erroneous claims by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, the Florida Tomato Exchange hasn’t proposed any changes to the Tomato Suspension Agreement.

FPAA says Florida actions drive up tomato prices

- General News
The Florida Tomato Exchange is pushing the Department of Commerce to fundamentally change long-standing industry sales practices to the benefit of a small group of Florida growers and the detriment of the produce industry at large.

Report: non-tariff barriers impact perishable imports at the Mexico-US border

- General News
The new requirement for quality inspections under the Tomato Suspension Agreement was a focal point for the report. These new quality inspections, that go above and beyond national treatment of fresh tomatoes, are one way the flow of fresh produce is delayed or restricted.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – March 12, 2021

- General News

Pamela and Greg discuss this week’s busy Zoom schedule, from the PMA Virtual Town Hall, to …

FPAA promotes two staff members

- General News
In order to ensure growth in a changing environment, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas is making strategic changes that tap into the full strength of its staff members.

AZ Governor, Produce Industry Celebrate Groundbreaking on Key Nogales Produce Route

- General News
SR 189, also known as Mariposa Road, is the main thoroughfare for trucks crossing the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales and heading northbound on I-19 to area warehouses. The funding package leverages state, federal, City and County funding that make up the entire $134 million price tag.

FPAA Spring Policy Summit returns March 24

- General News
The event, cancelled last year due to the government shutdown, returns March 24 with a robust agenda to address the many challenges produce imports face at the border today

FPAA: Threats about tomato virus twisted to influence politics

- General News
Authorities in the U.S., Mexico and Canada moved months ago to implement programs to limit the spread of a new tomato virus, ToBRFV, which is not a food safety threat to humans or animals.