Media Contact Information

Consumer, Health Professional,
and Retail Public Relations (or Marketing Communications)

Edelman
1601 5th Avenue, 24th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 664-7849
CAWalnutsPress@edelman.com

Advertising and Social Media

EvansHardy+Young, Inc.
829 De La Vina, Suite 100
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-5841 x218
tbrumfield@ehy.com

Foodservice Public Relations

EvansHardy+Young, Inc.
829 De La Vina, Suite 100
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-5841 x218
enordee@ehy.com

Food Manufacturing/Industrial

Keith Seiz
(773) 213 - 2564
keith@brightlycreative.com

Walnut Industry Media

Hill & Knowlton Strategies
3200 Bristol Street, Suite 300
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(347) 604 - 3602
IndustryMedia@hkstrategies.com

2020 Conference Recaps

January 6, 2021

California Tree Nut Conference In November, California Walnut Board and Commission attended the Virtual 2020 California Tree Nut Conference, hosted by West Coast Nut. The conference brought together the California tree nut industry to discuss their common goals and themes, serving as one industry voice for the grower and handler…

Tackling the Rising Tide of Navel Orangeworm in Walnuts

January 6, 2021

Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) (NOW) is a key pest of all major nut crops in California, including walnuts. Current recommended practices for NOW management in walnuts include conducting winter sanitation to remove and destroy “mummy nuts” from orchards before the spring flight, minimizing other predisposing factors such as blighted, sunburnt,…

Multiple Studies Examine Walnuts and Heart Health

January 6, 2021

Last month, the California Walnut Commission (CWC) announced a new scientific and research partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA) to support early career scientists interested in human clinical or epidemiological research, related to the health benefits of walnut consumption. Since 1949, the AHA has invested more than $4.6 billion…

USDA Coronavirus Assistance for Walnut Growers

December 3, 2020

If you have not already heard, the USDA recently announced the next phase of relief to farmers and ranchers under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2). USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will be administering the program and will be accepting applications through December 11, 2020. What is different about…

Fall Walnut Orchard Management Considerations

December 3, 2020

Yet another harvest has wrapped up. So growers can put their feet up until spring? Not quite. There are still many things to manage in the orchards over winter. So what are some of the things to be mindful of? Post-harvest If you are pruning this dormant season, prune as…

Driving Demand in Domestic and Export Markets

December 2, 2020

Through strategically diversifying into sectors like retail, food manufacturing/industrial and foodservice, our export and domestic marketing activities are designed to expand California walnuts usage and consumption in existing markets and identify markets for future development. These programs, through brand partnerships and in-store activations, also help raise awareness for California walnuts…

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