American Pistachio Growers celebrated the pistachio harvest by giving away pistachio sample packs at KMJ's 100th anniversary celebration at the Big Fresno Fair. KMJ's 100th Anniversary Party included comedian Paul Rodriguez and the Tower of Power, a rhythm and blues, soul and funk band, who were popular in the '60s and '70s.
American Pistachio Growers threw a pistachio party at the Clovis Farmer's Market in September. Chefs from the Institute of Technology created pistachio dishes including pistachio bark, pistachio cookies and pistachio pie for booth visitors to sample. Several local vendors joined the party by sharing their own pistachio treats.
On October 14, APG exhibited and sponsored a presentation at the Spazio Nutrition Conference in Italy. In his presentation, APG nutrition expert Giorgio Donegani spoke about the role of American pistachios in the Mediterranean Diet and announced the good news that pistachios are an antioxidant powerhouse.
In April, APG sponsored and presented at the National Personal Trainer Conference held in Madrid, Spain. During the conference, APG promoted American pistachios as a complete protein, and educated attendees on the many nutritional health benefits of American pistachios. The conference was attended by 250 personal trainers.
APG collaborated with Men's Health Magazine, one of the most popular fitness and lifestyle magazines in South Korea, for a "Men's Yoga Fever" event in May. Participants were taught about the many health benefits of eating pistachios and were given American pistachios to help recover after their yoga workout.
In June, APG Nutrition Expert and Head Team Dietitian for the LA Rams, Joey Blake talked about pistachios as a healthy snack that fuels players in an interview on KTLA, a popular television station in Los Angeles, California.
APG exhibited and sponsored a cooking show segment at VeggieWorld in Dusseldorf, Germany. VeggieWorld is the leading international vegan trade show that promotes sustainable plant-based lifestyles. During the hour-long cooking show, APG nutrition expert Dr.
One of the most popular food shows in Guangdong Province of China did an entire 20-minute segment about American pistachios as a complete protein, which premiered locally on March 31 and rebroadcasted April 1 across China.
In February, a series of nutrition and health podcasts called Pistachea were held, covering topics such as fitness, healthy diets and the nutritional benefits of American pistachios. The podcasts can be listened to on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, ebooks and Google Podcast.
American Pistachio Growers exhibited at the National Food Day Conference in Spain March 3-4. 300 medical and pharmacy professionals attended the first meeting on nutrition that was organized by the National College of Pharmacists.
Famous food blogger and influencer in Italy, Lidia Forlivesi of @Nonsolofood, created a holiday pistachio DIY gift idea: “Aperitif Christmas Kit.” The kit included a recipe for Curry-Dusted Pistachios, as well as the recipe and ingredients for a festive Moscow Mule.