JPA is the trade association representing the fruit and juice products industry. Our members are processors, packers, extractors, brokers and marketers of fruit and vegetable juices, juice beverages, fruit jams, jellies and preserves and similar products, as well as industry suppliers and food testing laboratories. JPA also includes firms engaged in the trading of frozen concentrated orange juice futures and/or options contracts on behalf of JPA processor members.
JPA serves its members and consumers by:
- Promoting high standards of product safety and quality, and good manufacturing and inspection practices in the production and distribution of juice products;
- Advocating uniformity in standards applicable to industry products;
- Providing input to technology, trade, legislative, and regulatory proposals and actions affecting the industry;
- Providing the industry with the most current information available on business practices;
- Sponsoring research;
- And providing an effective voice for JPA membership to the public, both in the United States and abroad.