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American-Grown Pistachios Consumption Increases Globally

Trends in healthier eating habits bode well for US-based pistachio farmers

FRESNO, CA – July 25, 2018 – American-grown pistachio consumption numbers are up globally. According to a report released today by California State University, Fresno (CSUF) Department of Agricultural Business, Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, pistachio consumption has increased substantially in international markets between 2015 and 2017.

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Economic Impact Study Shows Pistachio Growers and Processors Generate Billions for California Economy, Creating Jobs across Multiple Sectors

Arizona, New Mexico pistachio growers emerge as important contributors to state economies

FRESNO, CA – March 5, 2018 – Pistachio growers and processors create nearly $3.6 billion in economic output in the state of California, generating jobs and spending across multiple sectors of the state’s economy, according to a new economic impact study announced today at the 11th Annual Pistachio Industry Conference today by American Pistachio Growers.

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New Research Earns Pistachios “SUPERFOOD” Status for People with Desk Jobs

FRESNO, CA – January 23, 2018 — Three recent studies are giving pistachio lovers new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts while at work, and in particular, pistachios.

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Pistachios Helped Moms-to-Be with Gestational Diabetes Control Their Blood Sugar

CHICAGO – October 24, 2017 – Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)—commonly known as gestational diabetes—show that eating pistachios may help manage blood sugar levels.

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U.S. International Trade Commission Renders Affirmative Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order Against U.S. Imports of Raw In-Shell Pistachios from Iran

FRESNO, Calif., June 2, 2017---The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined today, by a unanimous vote of 5 to 0, that revoking the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the U.S. pistachio industry within a reasonably foreseeable time.

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A NEW STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION HIGHLIGHTS THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING PISTACHIOS

Pistachios Nuts Recognized for their Role in Weight Management, Heart Health, Blood Pressure Control, Antioxidant Support and Eye Health

FRESNO, CA, – August 18, 2015 – Eating pistachio nuts does not contribute to weight gain or an increased body mass index – a measure of body fat based on height and weight - when included in a balanced diet, according to a scientific review of several clinical studies.

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Sample pack events

American Pistachio Sample Packs Provided To Runners And Cylcists 

Sample packages of American pistachios featuring nutrition facts were included in the race goody bags of thousands of runners and cyclists in Spain and Germany.


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Gestational Diabetes Seminar in China

“Pistachios’ Role In Gestational Diabetes” Seminar In China

On June 30, APG teamed with up with Dr. Wang Jian, the associate professor of the Chongqing Nutrition Committee, for a nutrition seminar in Chongqing.


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Journalist Event in China

Journalist Event In China

In Chengdu, APG held a media event with nutrition expert Yang Yongtao to raise awareness of the nutritional benefits of American pistachios as a post-exercise snack for active lifestyles.


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Ask the Expert

Ask A Sport Nutritionist

In October, American Pistachio Growers’ sport-nutrition expert, Bryan Snyder, Director of Nutrition for the Denver Broncos, is answering consumer questions concerning sport nutrition, live on Instagram.


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Ultimate Football Fan Snack

Football without Football Fans is like Pistachios without the Nut

Football fans take their sport seriously: Lucky jersey; game-day war paint; favorite seats; and must-have pistachios.


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VFED Nutrition Conference in Germany

VFED Nutrition Conference in Germany

APG exhibited and sponsored a presentation at the VFED Nutrition Conference, in Germany, September 14 - 16, 2018. APG nutrition expert in Germany, Dr. Wiebke Elsner, presented the results of two studies that earned pistachios a super food status.


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Super Snack

“Super Snack” Nutrition Event In China

American Pistachio Growers held a “Super Snack” themed nutrition seminar and media event in Nanjing, China, on July 14.


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#HamburgPressDay in Germany

#HamburgPressDay in Germany 

In Germany, American Pistachio Growers participated in #HamburgPressDay, an annual event for journalists and bloggers representing Hamburg's leading sports and outdoor publications.


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Trends Health Online Magazine #HappyFutureMommy Social Media Promotion

Trends Health Online Magazine #HappyFutureMommy Social Media Promotion

From March 23 to April 24, Trends Health online magazine invited mothers-to-be to share photos of them and pistachios or their favorite pistachio recipes on Trends Health Weibo page.


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Coffee with America

Coffee with America Morning Show

In the U.S., American pistachios were featured on a nationally syndicated morning show, Coffee with America, with lifestyle consumer trends expert Merilee Kern.


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Popular Websites IN China Host Expecting Mothers Promotion

Popular Websites IN China Host Expecting Mothers Promotion

From April through May, five of China's leading websites for expecting moms featured a microsite (web page) dedicated to American pistachios.


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Evelina Flachi

Journalist Event in Italy

In Italy, APG held a press luncheon with their nutrition expert, Evelina Flachi, and fitness trainers, Thiago and Katia, from Italy's FixFit YouTube channel, to promote the benefits of pistachios for active lifestyles.


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German Sampling Events

German Sampling Events 

APG Sample Packs refueled cyclists at two German Cycling Camps.


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Nutrition Conferences

NUTRITION CONFERENCES

APG participated at nutrition conferences in the U.S. and France to share the latest research on the nutritional benefits of pistachios to influential dietitians and nutritionists in the area of sport nutrition, as well as health and wellness. Over 1,200 health professionals attended the nutrition conferences.


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US Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event

U.S. Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event in the Netherlands

APG helped to sponsor the U.S. Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event held at the Miele Experience Center, in Vianen, Netherlands, on July 2.


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SEN Conference in Spain

SEN Conference in Spain

APG exhibited at the Spanish Nutrition Association (SEÑ) Conference in Spain, June 27-29, 2018.


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American Pistachios Growers’ Super Bowl Social Media Blitz

American Pistachios Growers’ Super Bowl Social Media Blitz

American Pistachios Growers took part in the Super Bowl festivities with a "Shockingly Healthy Pistachios" social media blitz.


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JOURNALIST EVENTS - France

JOURNALIST EVENT - France

APG kicked off the new year with a media road tour to promote American pistachios to France's leading health, fitness and lifestyle publications.


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JOURNALIST EVENTS - China

JOURNALIST EVENTS - China

On March 5, APG held a media event in Hangzhou, China, with nutrition expert, Dr. Sheng Ge.


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JOURNALIST EVENT - GERMANY

JOURNALIST EVENT - Germany

On March 1, thirty German health and fitness journalists attended an APG event. The theme, "Tasty as a Snack, Healthy as a Nut."


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