Catch up on industry news and events from Fall 2013!
Check here regularly for announcements, news, and more affecting the California walnut industry.
Dr. Jerome Siebert shares his perspective on the California Walnut Board and Commission.
Dr. Emilio Ros, Director of the Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology & Nutrition Service at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, received the Distinguished Service Award for his work on the landmark PREDIMED project, a long-term nutritional intervention study aimed to assess the efficacy of the Mediterranean diet in the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
The California Walnut Commission received a number of delicious sounding recipes from our Industry members during the recipe contest this summer. We are pleased to announce the winner!
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New research publishes in Cancer Investigation examining the effect of walnuts on prostate cancer. Learn more about this animal research out of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
The Carriere family has been farming in California since 1890 and we have been growing walnuts since the early 1960s. We are proud to now be growers, processors, handlers and marketers of California walnuts.
Three new ties are now available for purchase here on walnuts.org. These ties feature an understated but unique custom embroidered walnut both inshell and shelled.
CALIFORNIA WALNUTS' EYE ON INDIA: India Market Access Granted
Sustainability for the California walnut industry must be economically viable for walnut growers to follow environmentally responsible practices and be socially acceptable by improving quality of life for growers, neighbors, consumers and the public.
The California Walnut Commission (CWC) is the largest commodity recipient of MAP funds in the state, at approximately $4 million annually. Although the MAP program is authorized, a Congressional Continuing Resolution is needed to fund the remainder of the fiscal year.
Read more about the association of walnut consumption and type 2 diabetes!
It is with deep regret that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Turner L. Oyloe who led the California Walnut Board and Commission from May 1987 through July 1995.
The CWC is looking for your favorite walnut recipe! The winner will receive a $500 American Express Gift Card and recognition in the next edition of Walnut News. First and second runners up will receive $100 and $50 American Express gift cards, respectively.
Grower assessments have resulted in activities that have led to the tremendous economic growth of the California Walnut Industry. Even though production keeps growing, last year the average price per pound to the grower reached an all-time high.
New England Journal of Medicine reports PREDIMED 's positive findings on Mediterranean diet, and a new Harvard study reports walnut consumption to be linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women.
Don your favorite shade of pink, put on your Hula skirt, lace up your running or walking shoes and join the CA Walnuts 2013 Komen Race for the Cure, Sacramento team!
Register now for an ASN satellite symposia organized by the California Walnut Commission Friday, April 19, 2013 • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM; Boston Convention & Exposition Center, Boston, MA