CPMA is proud to represent an industry whose members that have been stewards of the land, and leaders in implementing sustainable practices, long before sustainability became a core value for organizations, government and society as a whole.

The fresh produce industry has shown leadership in:

  • Biodiversity
  • Carbon Sequestration/reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs)
  • Food Loss & Waste reduction
  • Renewable Energy
  • Soil Health
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Water conservation 
  • And much more

These areas and additional initiatives, such as the work to develop a National Index for Agri-Food Benchmarking, are priorities for CPMA in our advocacy and government relations efforts. For more information, please see the following: