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IFPA prioritizes labor reform for Washington Conference hill visits

- General News
IFPA will launch a labor activation at this year’s Washington Conference, building on the success of the WIC Basket activation which contributed to a fully funded WIC fruit and vegetable benefit this spring.

Farm bill update: House ag committee passes its version

- General News
The U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee passed its version of the farm bill on May 23.

IFPA releases Washington Conference agenda, speakers

- General News
IFPA’s 2024 Washington Conference, taking place from June 10-12, is a unique opportunity in a pivotal election year.

Foundation for Fresh Produce recaps Consumer Connection

- General News
The Foundation for Fresh Produce wrapped its 2024 Consumer Connection Conference last week in Phoenix, Ariz., which is the only event that celebrates and focuses on the consumer.

IFPA names 2024 Retail Produce Manager Awards winners

- General News
These 20 winners proudly represent the produce industry to the consumer and work to increase sales and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables for their banners and their communities.  

IFPA names next cohort of ag innovators for 2024 Fresh Field Catalyst Accelerator

- Featured
The cohort will come together first in June to take part in the Immersion Week where they were visit more than a dozen businesses from San Francisco to Los Angeles. 

IFPA recaps The Retail Conference

- Retail
In just its third year, the produce conference is laser-focused on the retail side of the industry and attracted major retailers, suppliers, and solutions providers to connect, do business, and learn. 

Canadian government launches plastic registry

- General News
The Government of Canada has announced a new Federal Plastics Registry which will require businesses to report on the quantity and types of plastic they put into the Canadian market.

IFPA releases statement on FDA final ag water rule

- General News
In response to today’s publication release of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s final rule on agricultural water, the International Fresh Produce Association is pleased to see feedback the organization and its volunteers provided to the agency incorporated into the regulation.

Has Have a Plant had its day?

- Analysis
The Have a Plant brand turns five this year, and the produce industry needs to use it more to give produce consumption a boost.