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Q&A with FPAA President Lance Jungmeyer

- General News
We talked with Lance Jungmeyer, President of The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas}, Nogales, AZ, in late 2020 for the Produce Blueprints Nogales Supplement to the January/February 2021 issue.

Nogales sees strong demand for new commodities and specialty items

- General News
Known as the reliable, trusted source for many fruit and vegetable items throughout the winter months, Nogales continues to see demand for new commodities and specialty items.

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.

Mariposa Port improvements come to fruition with more on the way

- Produce Blueprints

Five years after the much-anticipated renovation and expansion of the Mariposa Land Port of Entry, members …

Nogales sees continuing growth in organics

- Produce Blueprints

When it comes to organics and specialty or ethnic offerings, there are ups and downs for …

Protected agriculture changes the game in Nogales

- Produce Blueprints

In Mexico, acreage of protected agriculture (PA) is found mostly in the western states of Sinaloa, …

Tomatoes represent a world of uncertainty in Nogales

- Produce Blueprints

For those Nogales, AZ, companies dealing in tomatoes, the Tomato Suspension Agreement has added another level …

Nogales sees more ups than downs

- Produce Blueprints

Last year, Nogales continued its reign as Arizona’s busiest port of entry amid tensions around the …

Sustainability in Nogales: Profit

- Produce Blueprints

These Nogales, AZ, companies are making serious attempts to move toward greater sustainability. What about the …

Sustainability in Nogales: Planet

- Produce Blueprints

Planet and people are also closely linked. Gretchen Kreidler Austin, director of marketing and business development …