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Thursday, July 25, 2019
New analysis of export markets shows nearly $3 billion post-tariff shipment increase resulting from U.S. pistachio industry’s generic program.

FRESNO, CA-- July 25, 2019 – American Pistachio Growers’ (APG) efforts to reduce or eliminate trade barriers in several key overseas markets have been a significant boon to pistachio exports and to growers’ bottom-line. A new study, “An Analysis of the Effects of the American Pistachio Growers’ Program to Reduce/Eliminate Tariffs on U.S. Pistachios,” has quantified, for the first time, the direct benefit to the U.S. pistachio industry from APG’s strategic program to vanquish trade barriers.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

"Mainly, we are looking for the healthy fats, antioxidants and protein in the pistachios.  The mixture of the healthy fats and lutein helps to support the brain and eyes, the polyphenols help to decrease inflammation and the arginine effects circulation and recovery." -Becci Twombley, RD, CSSD

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
In a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers studied how effective it was to prevent cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean Diet with either olive oil or nuts and concluded that “the incidence of major cardiovascular events was lower among those assigned to a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts than among those assigned to a reduced-fat diet.”
Monday, February 11, 2019

2018 showcased the continued growth in plant-based food innovation, interest, and sales. According to Innova Market Insights, consumers are drawn to plant-based foods based on the growing cross-sectional interest that drive its popularity: sustainability, health, and ethics from plant-based ingredients.

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