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Advocacy in action: TIPA hosts second produce giveaway in Austin

- Featured
This was the second April in Austin event TIPA organized. From talking to participants, the grass-roots lobbying efforts were fruitful, with direct contact with lawmakers, and raising awareness for issues affecting the Texas produce industry.

Gordon Food Service Stores expand into Texas

- Retail
Gordon Food Service, a privately held and family-managed foodservice distributor with operations in the U.S. and Canada, today announced it will open six new Gordon Food Service Stores in the greater Houston area to serve local restaurants, food operations and the public.

IFPA takes industry advocacy on the road in Texas

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association’s Rebeckah Adcock and John Hollay traveled to Texas the first week of March to bring IFPA’s advocacy priorities to industry members, partners and policy makers.

South Texas Onion producers vote to continue the Federal Marketing Order

- General News
USDA today announced that producers of south Texas onions voted to continue their marketing order program.

TX1015 Sweet Onions hosts inaugural Restaurant Week

- General News
The Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign wrapped up the inaugural TX1015 Sweet Onion Restaurant week promotion on May 8th.

South Texas Onion Committee seeks new members

- General News
The South Texas Onion Committee (STOC) is currently seeking producer and handler nominees for Districts 1 (Coastal Bend + Rio Grande Valley) & District 2 (Uvalde-Wintergarden region).

USDA to conduct vote on South Texas Onion Marketing Order

- General News
USDA today announced that it will conduct another referendum among South Texas onion producers to determine their level of support for continuing their federal marketing order.

Truck blockade ends, but Texas border crossing delays continue

- General News
There have been some positive signs for improved produce truck crossings from Mexico through Texas border ports of entry, but major backups remain.

Trade groups criticize heightened Texas border crossing inspections

- General News
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to strengthen border protections and inspections in response to the Biden Administration's plans to end pandemic emergency health orders that allowed federal officials to turn away migrants seeking asylum.

TX1015 Sweet Onion Marketing campaign kicks off second year

- General News
The Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign is celebrating the start of the second year of its historic marketing program.