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AMS Fruit and Vegetable Programs  
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AMS services for the U.S. produce industry help buyers and sellers market their perishable products in the most efficient manner possible through distribution channels. We partner with State agencies for the benefit of nationwide growers, shippers, brokers, receivers, processors and the foodservice industry.










  • Find prices of products in U.S. and world markets (Market News Service) [more]

  • Learn if a prospective customer or supplier adheres to fair-trade practices; or file a claim for non-payment (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act) [more]

  • Request quality and condition inspections on a load or product according to U.S. grade standards or contract terms (Fresh and Processed Product Grading Services) [more]

  • Sell food to USDA (Commodity Procurement) [more]

  • Learn about regional marketing orders and national research and promotion programs [more]

  • Get connected with companies that supply foodservice products [more]


  • Program Overview and Brochure (PDF)
  • Webinar Schedule (PDF)



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  How to Sell to USDA  
  Link to Market News Portal  
  File a PACA Claim or Apply for a License  
  Learn About Audit Services  
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  Key Contacts and Organizational Chart  
  Job Opportunities  
  Fruit and Vegetable Programs Newsletter  
  Import Requirements and International Services  
  Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee  
  Proposed Marketing Agreement for Leafy Greens  
  Last Modified Date: 12/19/2014