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IFPA to host commodity working groups

Growers and other industry members can gain industry insights from leading experts in upcoming web seminars sponsored by the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). The members-only global commodity working groups series webinars are scheduled to... more »

IFPA, industry groups react to Sen. Stabenow’s stepping down

UPDATED: Michigan U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s service to agriculture is being commended by fresh produce industry groups, including the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). On Jan. 5, the Michigan Democrat, who has represented the Wolverine... more »

IFPA Town Hall looks ahead to 2023 issues

As the end the year nears, the final International Fresh Produce Association Town Hall of 2022 will review hot topics from the year and what's coming up in 2023. The IFPA Virtual Town Hall is... more »

IFPA calls H-2A wages an ‘assault’ on produce industry

The International Fresh Produce Association is projecting an almost 7% average increase pay rates for workers in the H-2A program, based on the recent release of the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Labor Survey... more »

Food safety panel dives into mid-term elections

A panel of food and food safety experts will discuss the mid-term election results and what they mean for Food and Drug Administration policy reforms. The web seminar will be at 1 p.m. Eastern on... more »

Root Cause Analysis award winners announced

The International Fresh Produce Association has recognized companies advancing root cause analysis. IFPA released the names of winning companies at its inaugural Global Produce and Floral Show, which was Oct. 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. The... more »

IFPA honors Verdant with Science & Technology award

Verdant Technologies has been recognized as an emerging leader in ag tech innovation by one of the largest international associations serving the fresh produce and floral industries. At this year’s Global Produce & Floral Show... more »

New Produce Industry Leadership Program Class announced

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has announced the members of the 2022-23 Produce Industry Leadership Program Class 27. IFPA introduced the 12 members of Class 27 during The Global Produce & Floral Show in... more »

IFPA’s Cathy Burns: This not for the ‘faint of heart’

Despite the remnants of the global pandemic and emergent challenges like inflation, labor, and extreme climate events, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns urged Global Produce & Floral Show guests to capitalize on the... more »

IFPA focuses on Listeria training for Spanish speakers

The International Fresh Produce Association has been approved for a U.S. Department of Agriculture food safety grant to develop Spanish-language listeria produce safety training. The grant, through the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Food... more »

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