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Nutrition Conferences in the U.S.
APG exhibited at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Symposium (AND SCAN) in Charlotte, North Carolina from March 31 - April 2, 2017.
Nutrition Conferences in Italy
APG participated at NutriMi, a nutrition forum, in Milan, Italy, on April 20-21, 2017, with an exhibit and presentation from APG nutrition spokesperson and President of the Italian Foundation for Food E
Royal Society of Medicine Conference
APG participated at the Royal Society of Medicine conference in London on May 11. The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the United Kingdom's major providers of postgraduate medical education.
VDD, Professional Association of Dietetics in Germany
APG provided an exhibit and sponsored a presentation with celebrity television doctor, Dr. Matthias Ridel, at the VDD Annual Conference on May 4-6, 2017 in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Journalist Event with Mauriza Cacciatori, Italian Famous Volleyball Player
APG invited Italy's top journalists to a press event with famous Italian volleyball player, Mauriza Cacciatori, and APG nutrition spokesperson and food science and nutrition specialist, Evelina Flachi. The event took place on April 12 in Milan.
APG Ambassadors Make History at FINA World Championship
The United States of America became the first team in history to hold Olympic, World Championship, World Cup and World League crowns at the same time when the U.S. Women’s Water Polo team beat The Netherlands 5-4 in the gold-medal final on Friday, August 7. The U.S.
USA Men's Water Polo Team Qualifies For Rio 2016 Olympics
Toronto, Canada - July 13 – The USA’S Men's Water Polo Team defeated Canada 9-8 in a thriller securing a spot in the gold medal match of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada on July 13, and clinching a berth for the 2016 Olympic Games.
USA Women Are Headed To Rio! Team USA Clinches
The USA Water Polo Women's National Team punched their ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games with a 19-0 shutout France earlier today at the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Gouda, Netherlands on March 26.
#PistachioParty Recipe Contest Italiano Style
APG and Italy’s feisty food/fashion blogger, Miss Cocò Cupcake, teamed up for a recipe contest.
#PistachioDiet Contest in Spain
In Spain, World Pistachio Day was celebrated with APG’s #PistachioDiet Facebook recipe contest held from February 17 – 29, 2016. The goal of the contest was to increase awareness of pistachios benefits for weight management as well as their culinary versatility as an ingredient.
British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) Pistachios Nutrition news Announced at Global Events
In Italy, APG held a journalist event with APG ambassador and Italy’s famous dietitian Dr. Nicola Sorrentino, and diabetologist Cesare Berra to event to announce the BJN article's breaking news. The event took place on February 11 in Milan.
Eat This Weight Loss
Pick Up Some Pistachios

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. Therefore, the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran will therefore remain in place.

Miss California 2015 and farmers with American Pistachio Growers will travel across China this month promoting pistachios to coincide with China's holidays, leading up to Chinese New Year. The Chinese market is one of the largest consumers of pistachios in the world. Shown L-R: Devin Aviles, Madera, CA; Alison Nagatani, Earlimart, CA; Miss California 2015 Bree Morse, Garden Grove, CA, Jimi Valov, Tulare, CA.


(Fresno, CA) American Pistachio Growers (APG) has added a new Brand Ambassador to their lineup of world-class athletes who now claim the nutritious nut as their “Official Snack.” Cheryl Forberg, RD, the chef/nutritionist for NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser will contribute to the grower organization’s outreach efforts, educating consumers worldwide about the nut that’s gaining global attention as a snack that supports healthy weight goals.

Test diet reduced small and non-high-density LDL levels in those with pre diabetes

FRESNO, Calif., June 2, 2015 - A study conducted by Spanish researchers and published in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases discovered that regular pistachio consumption shifts the particle size of lipoprotein subclasses which has a beneficial effect on cardiovascular risk factors in prediabetic subjects.

Analysis of more than 20 Clinical Trials Singles Out Pistachios Benefits

FRESNO, Calif., May 28, 2015 --- Pistachio nuts, singled out among other nuts, seem to have the strongest effect on reducing blood pressure in adults. This is according to a recent review and scientific analysis of 21 clinical trials, all carried out between 1958 and 2013. The review appears online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a publication of the American Society for Nutrition.

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 --- Just a week after the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released its report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), American Pistachio Growers, the trade association representing more than 625 pistachio grower members in California, Arizona and New Mexico is celebrating the good news on World Pistachio Day, Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Review of studies examining the link between nut consumption and cancer prevention

FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 29, 2014 --- American Pistachio Growers is joining with Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, Missouri, to promote the perfect pairing: the perfect smart snack and the perfect beer for adults with active lifestyles.

Starting now and through 2015, pistachio lovers can save up to $6 on the purchase of American Pistachio Growers member-branded pistachios and a 12-pack or larger of Michelob ULTRA.

New research shows including pistachios as part of a balanced diet is a sound strategy to help lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

New Delhi, November, 2015: The festive saga of gifting and sharing has just begun! It’s Diwali, a celebration of family and friends. What could be better than gifting health and wellness to your loved ones? Consumer research shows that Indians are slowly moving away from traditional gifting options, like Mihai (Indian desserts or other sweets), to healthier options. This is due to the increased use of impure or inferior ingredients in Indian sweets.

Stress Tests Show Blood Vessels More Relaxed and Open in Study Published
In the Journal of the American Heart Association

FRESNO, Calif., August 11, 2014 --- The benefits of including pistachios in a healthy diet extend to adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a Pennsylvania State University study published online in the Journal of the American Heart Association.