American Pistachio Growers (APG) exists to ensure fair competition for its members in US and International markets through the following activities:
APG is the true industry voice of more than 630 member growers and processors before Congress, at federal agencies, in federal and state courts, and in local legislatures.
APG influences legislative and regulatory decisions protecting water rights for growers.
APG enables its members to partner with MyPlate.gov for nutrition guidance.
APG affiliates its members with the American Heart Association’s certification.
APG hosts AmericanPistachios.org, the innovative and popular consumer website.
APG sponsors high-profile Brand Ambassadors, earning worldwide publicity.
APG develops and implements food service marketing programs for its members.
APG distributes consumer and health professional nutrition and education information.
APG promotes member business interests at key trade shows and industry events.
APG’s successful foreign relations initiatives have helped lower global trade barriers.
APG consistently works to improve trade relations for the entire U.S. pistachio industry.
APG forges market representation throughout China, Japan and the European community.
APG supports overseas trade missions and marketing programs on members’ behalf.
APG sponsors new product innovation and development to broaden world markets.
APG supports nutrition research at respected national and international universities.
APG’s Scientific Advisory Panel provides guidance as it raises product credibility.
APG conducts domestic/international marketing and consumer behavior research.
Industry Leadership and Member Communications
APG has the only independent, democratically-elected Board of Directors in our industry.
APG holds regular open forums to inform its members and encourage their participation.
APG manages industry relations with federal and state departments of agriculture.
APG is the industry’s most respected voice in crisis management and media relations.
APG’s AmericanPistachios.org member portal delivers exclusive industry information.
APG is the acknowledged host of the industry’s premiere Annual Conference and exhibition.
APG writes and distributes annual Economic Impact Reports for the U.S. pistachio industry.
APG authors a comprehensive annual report, including statistics and research summaries.
APG publishes a monthly members-only eNews and quarterly printed industry newsletter.
APG members may participate in the APG Leadership Program, the only one of its kind.
Exclusive member benefits found nowhere else.
Join APG today.