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Viva Fresh calls for participants in Clean Eating Challenge

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is seeking participants for next year's Clean Eating Challenge. This year, 11 participants completed the  third annual Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge which culminated at April’s Viva Fresh Expo... more »

TX1015 Sweet Onions hosts inaugural restaurant week in Rio Grande Valley

The Texas 1015 Sweet Onion marketing campaign wrapped up the inaugural TX1015 Sweet Onion Restaurant week promotion on May 8. The historic marketing campaign, currently in its second year, was focused directly on Texas consumers... more »

South Texas Onion Committee looking for new members

The South Texas Onion Committee is encouraging producer and handler nominees for two grower districts. The districts are Districts 1, which represents the Coastal Bend + Rio Grande Valley region, and District 2, the Uvalde-Winter... more »

TIPA members donate food to needy north Texans

Members of the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) are working to help needy north Texans improve their diets through a food bank donation. As part of TIPA’s healthy eating campaign, the organization partnered with North... more »

Resolution of trade flow at US-Mexico border urged by IFPA

The International Fresh Produce Association is encouraged by recent announcements that some of the border crossings in Texas have been reopened, the organization said in an April 14 news release. "While this action is positive,... more »

Grower-shipper to host Viva Fresh podcast

A grower-shipper’s podcast will be hosted live at this year’s Viva Fresh Expo on April 23. The Fresh CrEd podcast, featuring Craig Slate and Ed Bertaud of Rio Rico, Arizona’s SunFed, will be onsite performing... more »

Viva Fresh in Texas welcomes return of education sessions

With under two weeks until the 2022 Viva Fresh Expo opens the doors, the industry is preparing to gather to show its newest products and share ideas. And with that, the Texas International Produce Association... more »

Brighter Bites donates over 500,000 lbs of produce to Austin families

Brighter Bites, a national non-profit delivering fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, has reached more than 3,500 families and 500 teachers in Austin with approximately 524,000 pounds of fresh produce this school year.... more »

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