/Hector Garza

About Hector Garza

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Hector Garza has created 19 blog entries.

Workshop: Mitigating the Cost of a Recall

We are offering a free workshop to TIPA members entitled “Mitigating the Cost of a Product Recall”. We have secured a nationally renowned attorney, Sarah Brew, who specializes in food safety and recall related cases. As all of you know, a single recall can lead to severe financial losses for your operation, with about 52 [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|

TIPA Member Training Session: Audit Training for Food Safety Systems for Internal and External Suppliers

We wanted to alert you to a training opportunity coordinated by TIPA, for TIPA Members, scheduled for Feb 7-8. REGISTER NOW If you source product from growers or other companies as part of your operation, then this is an important training to help you become compliant with FDA’s new requirements under FSMA. Supplier control and [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

TIPA Summer Golf Tournament 2016

Get your swing ready for our annual summer golf tournament. The Texas International Produce Association would like to invite you to our annual Golf Tournament! Taking place on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the McAllen Country Club. The tournament will again be sold out, please register early. The link below will allow you to register [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: |

Texas Sees Surge in Fresh Produce Imports

(Mission, TX) Imports of fresh fruits and vegetables are surging across Texas’ international ports of entry, driving industry and economic growth in the Lone Star state, a recent study reports. The study, conducted by the Texas A&M Center for North American Studies analyzed USDA data which showed that Texas volumes increased by more than 21% [...]

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|

Texas Produce Industry Names Five to Hall of Fame

The Texas International Produce Association named five produce industry leaders to its Hall of Fame this week. The TIPA Hall of Fame has been a “proud tradition since 1988, recognizing people who have made exceptional contributions to the industry,” said TIPA president and CEO Bret Erickson. Among those recognized were Bill Burns (posthumously) of Lamar [...]

January 28th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Produce Hall of Fame 2016

Save the Date The Texas International Produce Association and the Hall of Fame Committee will soon begin the selection process for individuals who have demonstrated true leadership in the Texas produce industry. The select few will be inducted into the Produce Hall of Fame January 25, 2016, during the Association's most treasured event - the [...]

October 6th, 2015|Categories: Events|

2015 TIPA Golf Tournament Pictures


July 1st, 2015|Categories: Events|

South Texas Onion Committee Meeting on June 25, 2015

Chairman Steve Cargil has called a Budget meeting for the South Texas Onion Committee (STOC): District 1 & 2 Tursday - June 25, 2015 at 11:30 am Texas A&M Citrus Center, Weslaco, TX Texas A&M Agrilife Research, Uvalde, TX Download the Notice of Meeting PDF: STOC Budget Nominations 6-25-15 Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with [...]

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Events|

Thank You 2015 TIPA Golf Sponsors

The Texas International Produce Association would like to thank all the 2015 Golf Sponsors for their support!   DIAMOND GOLD SILVER BRONZE HOLE

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Events|

TIPA Annual Summer Golf Tournament Sold Out

Once again we've maxed out the number of golfers in the tournament at 100 participants!! A huge thank you to all the companies, players, and sponsors that have committed their support to this great event. TIPA's annual summer golf tournament is one of many ongoing initiatives that promotes community, camaraderie & provides networking opportunities for [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Events|