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.
Check here regularly for announcements, news, and more affecting the California walnut industry.
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
Celebrate National Nutrition Month by sharing the "What's Your Nutrition IQ?" challenge with your clients!
This spring, why not clean house in more ways than one and get your clients to clean up their lifestyle too!
New Harvard study reports walnut consumption to be linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women.
Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Nuts, Primarily Walnuts Significantly Reduces Risk of Stroke (49%) and Cardiovascular Diseases (30%).
2013 will see an exciting new evolution of the ‘Natural Defenders’ message of the consumer print advertising - into the social media arena. Starting in January 2013, CWB will be launching an app to encourage involvement, via social-media sharing, in a ‘Natural Defenders of the Human Body™ Health Movement.’
Pruning walnuts, Chef Menus at Home, and other exciting walnut industry updates!
In September, the California Walnut Board launched a newly redesigned domestic website at www.walnuts.org.
In September, California Walnuts partnered with Blue September, an awareness campaign dedicated to spreading the message about prostate cancer risk for men.
Harvest can be a key element of reaching media in a memorable way. On October 2, the California Walnut Commission welcomed 16 guests representing media from South Korea, Spain, China, and Germany to the first International Harvest Tour.