Why Is U.S. Commerce Department Threatening Economic Welfare of American Workers, Businesses With an Unfair Policy on Mexican Tomato Imports?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lance Jungmeyer, President FPAA (520) 287-2707 Why Is U.S. Commerce Department Threatening Economic Welfare of American Workers, Businesses With an Unfair Policy on Mexican Tomato Imports? Trade Agreement Termination Risks $7.67 Billion in Economy Activity and More than 275,000 U.S. Jobs NOGALES, AZ – February 1, 2013 – If the U.S. [...]

Regional Pricing Scenarios – December – May Time Frame

If Mexican tomatoes were kept from the marketplace, and U.S.-grown volume were cut in half due to a freeze or hurricane, here are some examples of regional variances in supermarket pricing for select tomato varieties in the December-May timeframe, according to the Tomato Price Elasticity study from Nielsen Perishables Group.  Click the link to see [...]

Speaker Bios from Tomato Cliff Call

Lance Jungmeyer is President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, a Nogales, Ariz.-based association that represents U.S.-based distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables. Contact: lance@freshfrommexico.com; 520-287-2707 Rick Van Schoick  is Director of the North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. The North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State [...]