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FPAA says to look for the trade facts during USTR hearings on seasonal produce

- General News
Without providing evidence to back up their claims, Southeast produce growers insisted the U.S. invoke rarely-used Section 301 National Security protections against Mexican imported produce.

FFVA and frustrated growers detail harm from unfair Mexican trade

- General News
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association and a group of Florida growers told U.S. trade officials today that the state’s produce industry is in crisis and called for timely relief from the devastating effects of surging volumes of unfairly priced Mexican produce imports during Florida’s winter growing season.

Peruvian avocado exports surge in first half of 2020

- International
Compared to the same period last year, avocado exports from Peru have increased in 15 percent in volume and 9 percent in in value.

Guatemalan imports to U.S. are up

- General News
Strawberries, broccoli, and cauliflower posted the largest gains, up more than 100% year-to-date.

Citrus exporters find hot U.S. market

- General News
Citrus exporters to the U.S. are finding a hot market this summer as retail demand has been explosive during the pandemic.

Oppy increases foothold in Peru with 50 percent share of Agroretail

- General News
Expanding on its extensive presence in agricultural powerhouse Peru, Oppy has recently acquired a 50% share in Agroretail, one of the foremost produce suppliers in the country.

Mexican cucumber exports to the U.S. reach a new record

- International

In 2019 Mexican cucumbers and pickles combined reached a new record in exports to the United …

Korean mushrooms recalled due to Listeria

- General News

The Food and Drug Administration released this information March 18, 2020: On March 9, 2020, Sun …

Frustrated Florida growers to explain harm from Mexican trade in April meeting

- General News

MAITLAND, FL (March 6, 2020) — Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to …

Costco has big plans as part of FDA import program

- General News
Costco Wholesale was approved by the FDA as the first in the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program, and a VP says the program is bigger than just improving food safety.