The gap in pay between the U.S. and Mexico remains huge, but it has been shrinking as Mexico’s minimum wage has significantly increased over the last 4 years.
Mexico, the Netherlands, and Peru lead the world ranking of the world’s top avocado exporters of 2021 (measured by value).
The producer of the number one small tomato snack in the United States, NatureSweet, is introducing its popular To Go product in Mexico.
A&A Organic Farms out of Watsonville, Ca. is now shipping Organic Early Valencia Oranges from Mexico.
Will there be any Mexican grapefruit on the market this winter? Possibly not, because under pressure from legislators from grapefruit-producing states Florida and Texas, USDA has reinstated a juice content standard for imported grapefruit.
Once again, with the help of arcane technicalities and the muscle of their states’ Congressional delegations, grapefruit growers from the southern United States – especially from Florida – have succeeded in nearly shutting down the importation of grapefruit from Mexico.
Usually, this kind of ruling infuriates one side or another. But in this case, all parties sound surprisingly happy.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) sent out a promising press release yesterday in response to the bipartisan effort led by Sen. Marco Rubio requesting for a formal Section 301 investigation on September 8, 2022.
Avocado exports from Michoacan, Mexico, to the U.S. reached 135,000 tons registering a 25.3 percent growth this year.
Statement by Jim Bair, President & CEO, U.S. Apple Association