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Commodity working groups to be hosted by IFPA

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) plans to offer web seminars supplying growers and other industry members insights on commodity trends from leading experts. The members-only global commodity working groups series webinars are scheduled to... more »

Industry groups applaud Sen. Stabenow’s retirement

UPDATED: Fresh produce industry groups, including the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), are commending U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s service to agriculture. On Jan. 5, the Michigan Democrat, who has represented the Wolverine State in [caption... more »

IFPA assesses 2022 issues and looks ahead to 2023

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  Virtual Town Hall is scheduled... 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 »

IFPA names Root Cause Analysis award winners

The International Fresh Produce Association has announced recipients of awards recognizing industry efforts to advance root cause analysis. IFPA released the names of winning companies at its inaugural Global Produce and Floral Show, which was... more »

Verdant receives IFPA science award

The International Fresh Produce & Floral Association (IFPA) has recognized Verdant Technologies as an emerging leader in ag tech innovation. At this year’s Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando, Florida, IFPA awarded its Science... 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 State of the Industry: 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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