Produce Leaders Meet to Discuss Purpose and Position of Coalition for NAFTA

AndNowYouKNow, October 27,2017

Speak up and let your consumers, your shoppers, your peers, and elected officials know why NAFTA supports fresh fruit and vegetable consumption. This was the resounding message as key movers and shakers from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered to discuss their interest and support for the Produce Coalition for NAFTA.

Produce Coalition for NAFTA Looks to Reach Consumers

The Packer, October 27,2017

Speakers at a Produce Coalition for NAFTA event urged industry members Oct. 20 to speak up in support of the trade agreement and to communicate its importance to those around them, hoping the message will reach consumers.

Avocados Could Get a Lot More Expensive Under a New NAFTA

Bloomberg, September 8,2017

If you think prices are unpredictable now, be warned: They could get a whole lot worse, some produce companies say, depending upon how the Trump administration renegotiates the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Unintended effects of NAFTA rejig could be "Quite dramatic”

Fresh Fruit Portal, September 5,2017

Driscoll’s is one of several major North American fruit and vegetable companies that recently formed the Produce Coalition for NAFTA, which supports the trade deal’s modernization but urges duty-free market access be maintained.

U.S. and Canadian produce companies unite to support modernization of NAFTA

Fresh Plaza, September 1,2017

Leading U.S. and Canadian fruit and vegetable companies have formed the Produce Coalition for NAFTA to jointly support efforts to modernize NAFTA, while maintaining duty-free access for produce within the NAFTA countries.

Taylor Farms, Mission Produce, Wonderful Citrus and More Unite to Form Produce Coalition for NAFTA, Soren Bjorn and Paul Mastronardi Discuss

And Now You Know, August 31,2017

Some of the U.S. and Canada’s largest produce companies have joined together to support efforts to modernize NAFTA and maintain duty-free access for produce within NAFTA countries.

Renegotiating NAFTA: Don’t forget consumers

IFPRI, August 30,2017

NAFTA has been beneficial to U.S., Canadian and Mexican farms and agricultural firms—and that is positive for farmers and workers. But if the mantra is to “do no harm” in the negotiations, it is critical to remember that consumers and the costs they would bear count as well. Consumers have been prime beneficiaries of trade liberalization.

U.S., Canadian produce companies unite to support NAFTA modernization

Fresh Fruit Portal, August 31,2017

Leading U.S. and Canadian fruit and vegetable companies have come together to support efforts to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) while maintaining duty-free access for produce within member countries.

Produce Companies Form Pro-NAFTA Group, Support Duty-Free Trade

The Packer, August 31, 2017

Leading up the second round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement, 11 companies have formed the Produce Coalition for NAFTA.

Produce Coalition for NAFTA Formed by U.S., Canadian Fruit and Vegetable Companies

The Produce News, August 31, 2017

Leading U.S. and Canadian fruit and vegetable companies have formed the Produce Coalition for NAFTA to jointly support efforts to modernize NAFTA.

U.S. and Canadian Fruit and Vegetable Companies Unite to Support Modernization of NAFTA

Business Wire, August 31, 2017

Produce Coalition for NAFTA is Formed to Defend and Improve NAFTA's Benefit for the Produce Sector and Consumers.

American retailers, restaurants oppose U.S. NAFTA produce proposal

Reuters, August 23, 2017

American retail, restaurant and agriculture groups weighed in on Thursday against a U.S. NAFTA modernization proposal that could pave the way for U.S. seasonal produce growers to file anti-dumping cases against Mexico.