“Happy Family” Contest in China

“Happy Family” Contest in China

In Shanghai, APG partnered with Mum & Baby Talk, one of China’s top three magazines for moms-to-be (250,000 subscribers) for a "Happy Family" contest. Three hundred and twenty-three families participated in the contest. The event also generated twenty-eight articles about the health and nutritional benefits of American pistachios.

Owned by Shanghai Family Planning Association and China Eugenics Association, Mum & Baby Talk's goal is to deliver nutrition and care information for new moms during their entire pregnancy.

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

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.

Economic Impact Study Shows Pistachio Growers and Processors Generate Billions for California Economy, Creating Jobs across Multiple Sectors

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.

New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

Three recent studies are giving pistachio lovers new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts—especially pistachios—while at work. Adding to an increasing volume of research about the health benefits of pistachios, one study and a national survey in the U.S. suggest a snack of pistachios might boost brain power and concentration levels at work.

JOURNALIST EVENT - Spain

JOURNALIST EVENT - Spain

In Spain, APG held a journalist event with Dr. Nieves Palacios. In Dr. Palacios’ presentation, “Temptations vs. “Superfoods,” she spoke about the nutritional benefits that make pistachios a “superfood,” and food-swapping unhealthy snacks for healthful snacks, such as pistachios. Eight journalists from key health and fitness publications attended the event.

JOURNALIST EVENTS - China

JOURNALIST EVENT - China

In October, APG hosted desk-side interviews for three of China’s leading magazines: Mum and Baby Talk, Family Baby and Popular Science with Dr. Ge. She spoke about APG’s landmark study findings that showed eating pistachios could help women with gestational diabetes manage their blood sugar level.

To date, news about the study has been viewed by more than 7.4 billion Chinese consumers.

Nutrition Seminar in South Korea

Nutrition Seminar in South Korea

APG held a nutrition seminar to share the breakthrough findings about the benefits of pistachios for women with gestational diabetes. Journalists from ten of South Korean’s leading health publications, along with more than 300 pregnant women, attended the event. Dr. Jung Ji Hoon, a gynecologist affiliated with Hana Hospital, shared the gestational research study’s results, spoke about the nutrition and health benefits of pistachios, and recommended American pistachios as part of the diet for pregnant women.

Nutrition Conference and Media Event in China

Nutrition Conference and Media Event in China

On November 12, 2017, APG sponsored a World Diabetes Day Conference in partnership with the China Diabetes Association in Beijing. The theme of the conference was “Women and Diabetes —We Have the Right to a Healthy Future.” Dr. Sheng Ge presented the latest research findings on pistachios and gestational diabetes. Over 250 nutrition professionals and diabetes patients participated.