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2013-12-05 08:34:26

Berries.com offering 20 percent discount and free shipping on Christmas Strawberry Collection SAN DIEGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shari's Berries, the definitive source for dipped treats, is offering a 20 percent discount on its Christmas Strawberry Collection. Shoppers can visit www.berries.com and enter the code SWIZZLE at checkout to receive this special discount on assortments of premium dipped berries, cake pops and more. Shari's Berries is also offering a special for the...

2013-05-01 08:33:34

Year-Round California Strawberry Harvests and Health Benefits Inspire Recipe Ideas For Every Meal of the Day WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May is National Strawberry Month, a time when farmers and consumers alike celebrate the peak abundance of America's favorite fruit. Strawberries are a fond and familiar fare at any time of day. According to the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture, Americans now consume twice as many strawberries than two decades ago. To...

2013-03-20 08:25:51

Universally loved, locally grown strawberries deliver powerful nutrition WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Confused by all of the studies recommending what foods to eat? California strawberries make the choice simple. A steady stream of research continues to find that the important nutrients in strawberries make this superfruit a healthy part of daily meals and snacks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-07-11 02:26:48

WATSONVILLE, Calif., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The peak of the California strawberry harvest is well under way as sweet, succulent strawberries are plucked in their prime and shipped fresh to market within 24 hours. The refreshing red berries are the perfect ingredient for summertime gatherings, and are even sweeter when shared with loved ones. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Strawberries Have Great Health Benefits
2012-07-06 11:27:21

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The sun´s out, there´s a blue sky, the birds are chirping. All these things can only mean one thing — summer is here. One of the fruits that should be consumed this summer is strawberries. While strawberries symbolize certain aspects of summer sports events like Wimbledon, investigators have identified certain health benefits of the fruit. In particular, researchers at the University of Warwick recently found that...

2012-05-16 02:32:18

Children of Farmworkers Receive 2012 Awards to Begin and Continue their College Education WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission is pleased to announce that $188,300 has been awarded to 193 students through the California Strawberry Scholarship Program for the 2012-2013 school year. Now in its 19th year, the program has awarded more than $1.5 million to 1,384 children of California strawberry farm workers. (Logo:...

2012-04-30 22:20:28

Researchers Found Eating More Strawberries and Blueberries Delayed Cognitive Aging WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating more sweet berries can keep our brains healthier, according to a new study published in the Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society. This news comes at a time when U.S. Census data shows the elderly population increasing faster than the total U.S. population. (Logo:...

2012-03-15 05:05:00

Innovative and Sustainable Farming Practices at Forefront of California Strawberry Growing WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California strawberry peak season is officially here. According to the California Strawberry Commission, California strawberries are available year round with March through August marking the peak season. Eighty-eight percent of the strawberries in the United States are grown in California by more than 500 family farmers who employ...

2012-01-23 12:55:00

Competition Encourages Sweet, Seductive and Delicious Ways to Prepare Strawberries Grand Prize Winner Receives $1,000 Open to Anyone Who Enjoys Cooking WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not many things go together better than strawberries and Valentine's Day. To celebrate Valentine's Day, and to showcase one of the most seductive, healthy and versatile fruits - the California Strawberry Commission is accepting submissions for "The Most Romantic...

2011-09-22 04:30:00

All Cooks, Food Bloggers, Chefs, Foodies and Strawberry Lovers Invited to Enter Recipe Contest to Win up to $500! WATSONVILLE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer may be winding down, but California strawberry farmers are still busy planting and harvesting strawberries all year round. To celebrate their continued availability, the California Strawberry Commission today announced its "Fall for Strawberries" Recipe Contest kicking off the first day of fall with winners...