2014 Miss California China Tour

Let Your Beauty and Joy Shine Through

Starting April 7th, 2014, Miss California will be touring the Chinese cities of Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangzhou as part of the third annual American Pistachio Growers (APG) Miss California China Tour. During her one-week endeavor, Chinese consumers will get to meet Miss California 2013, Crystal Lee, and American Pistachio growers Mr. Gary Smith and Mr. Gary Robinson. They will share with Chinese consumers the nutritional health benefits of California Grown pistachios, describe the current and future of pistachio farming industry and assure why American pistachio are perfect for Chinese consumers.

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Feature: Cooking with the Pros

Join chef-instructors from the Culinary Institute of America in this online exploration of pistachios’ potential. Assisted by acclaimed French pastry chef Jean–Yves Charon, the chefs will demonstrate how to prepare cakes, confections, macarons, gelato, and even an unusual guacamole with pistachios. The accompanying text, videos, and chef-tested recipes will give you the resources to dive more deeply on your own.

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Denver Broncos and New England Patriots Nutrition Experts Team Up to Support American Pistachio Growers

Ted Harper, the Team Sports Dietitian of the New England Patriots, and Bryan Snyder, the Team Nutrition Manager for the Denver Broncos, may be rivals on the field but when it comes to nutrition, they agree on one thing: pistachios are an ideal snack, whether you’re a professional athlete, or an armchair spectator.

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APG Around the World

Take Inches Off with Pistachios

Mark Cavendish

The fastest man on two wheels declares American pistachios as his Official Snack. Mark Cavendish is regarded as one of pro cycling¹s top sprinters, is an outspoken proponent of healthy lifestyles and cycling for everyday well-being.

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Growing & Harvesting

Pistachios take up to six years to bear fruit. But good things come to those who wait! Once these resilient trees are fully grown, they can shell out tasty treats for decades. From the orchard to your taste buds, all it takes is a little shake and a lot of love.