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2014-09-09 12:28:13

Featuring the First Ever Truly Savory Nutrition Bars, Mediterra® Is Now On Store Shelves NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than three months after its launch, award-winning Mediterra(®) (www.MediterraNutrition.com), the first company to introduce truly savory-flavored nutrition bars that contain healthful ingredients such as sundried tomatoes, olives and basil, is now available in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (www.NaturalGrocers.com), a natural and organic specialty...

Pistachios Could Lower Vascular Response To Stress In People With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-08-07 03:05:43

By Sheila G. West, Penn State Among people with type 2 diabetes, eating pistachios may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life, according to Penn State researchers. "In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and improved neural control of the heart," said Sheila G. West, professor of biobehavioral health and nutritional sciences. "Although nuts are high in fat, they contain good fats, fiber, potassium and...

2014-06-25 08:30:04

ATLIT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, Soccer Fans Can Enjoy Salted Nuts without Guilt New market research conducted by TNS for the Israel Society of Hypertension shows that 62% of consumers who watch TV eat savory snacks, while 50% eat a variety of salted nuts. During football games like world soccer championship, sodium consumption typically increases dramatically. Salt of the Earth created a low-sodium salt designed to reduce sodium up to...

Survey Shows Pecan Preferences Of Consumers
2014-06-24 03:20:19

American Society for Horticultural Science Report contains recommendations for US domestic pecan marketing strategies High-profile marketing campaigns for nuts such as pistachios and almonds have become familiar to consumers throughout the United States. Shining a spotlight on these products has increased public awareness and boosted sales. For example, domestic per-capita almond consumption has increased five-fold since 1976, thanks in part to savvy marketing efforts. In contrast, the...

2014-06-19 04:20:43

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission has received a grant from California's Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) of $298,472 for a cooperative research project to investigate ways to improve control of soil-borne diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119443 This grant will help strawberry farmers continue the world's leading research on finding fumigant alternatives. California strawberry farmers...

2014-03-08 23:00:52

Newcomer to the Natural Snack Category Embraces Philosophy of Bringing Goodness Full Circle With High-Quality Products Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 KARMA™, a new company that is passionate about healthy living and is committed to bringing great tasting, high quality, and natural nut products to the world, has just introduced a trio of new cashew products, including their signature Wrapped Cashews™ as well as Roasted Cashews and Raw Jumbo Cashews. The company’s Wrapped Cashew...

2014-02-02 20:22:40

Nation's Largest Pistachio Grower Asks America to "Count Our Nuts" for Chance to Win $100,000; Unveils New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios today revealed two new commercial spots featuring Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report", during the Big Game. The two :15 spots appeared in the 2(nd) quarter of the game and featured the brand's new campaign theme, "Get Crackin',...

2014-01-28 16:22:22

Bryan Snyder and Ted Harper join American Pistachio Growers' nutrition education program; Broncos headed to America's biggest game February 2. FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pistachio Growers (APG) today announced the addition of two key ambassadors to their list of athletes and nutrition experts: Bryan Snyder, Team Nutrition Manager for the Denver Broncos and Ted Harper, Team Sports Dietitian for the New England Patriots. Having just played each other in...

2014-01-08 08:27:49

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the New Year upon us, millions of Americans are resolving to better manage their weight and maintain healthier eating habits in 2014. That's why the Pistachio Health Institute has partnered with leading celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters, the secret behind the toned bodies of celebrity moms such as Jennifer Garner, Elizabeth Berkeley and Sasha Alexander to share her mindful eating tips to help anyone get red-carpet ready in the New Year....

2014-01-06 08:22:30

Wonderful Pistachios Returns to the Super Bowl with Two New Spots, New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios announced today that Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," will star in two Super Bowl spots for the nation's leading pistachio grower. This will be Wonderful Pistachios' second consecutive Super Bowl appearance and will kick-off a new, full-year agreement with Mr....


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