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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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#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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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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On March 1, thirty German health and fitness journalists attended an APG event. The theme, "Tasty as a Snack, Healthy as a Nut," gave nutrition experts, Dr. Matthias Riedl and Dr. Wiebke Elsner an excellent platform to speak about American pistachios' nutritional benefits. Dr.


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The Snack for Those Who Don't Snack

THE SNACK FOR THOSE WHO DON’T SNACK

APG's next iteration of the "Power of Pistachios" campaign, "The Snack for Those Who Don't Snack," is appearing in health and lifestyle publications.


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