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Chef Q&A : Chef Jason Keegan

September 11, 2018

Meet Chef Jason. As the Culinary Operations Director for School Nutrition Plus, he is responsible for approximately 20,000 meals per day, focusing on K-12 charter schools in the Los Angeles and Orange County area. It’s no easy task to cater to a dining segment this large, but when schools are…

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New Study Suggests Lower Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Those Who Consume Walnuts

July 6, 2018

A new epidemiological study representing more than 34,000 American adults suggests that those who consume walnuts may have about half the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to adults who do not eat nuts.1 According to the study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the average intake…

Domestic Update

June 15, 2018

Heart Month Retail Promotions See Success The California Walnut Board celebrated American Heart Month in February by partnering with the leading retail chains in two targeted markets, Charlotte, NC and Minneapolis/St Paul, MN, to showcase the heart health benefits of walnuts1 through a fully integrated retail test program including in-store…

Growing Demand Today, Tomorrow, & Years to Come

June 15, 2018

The California Walnut Board and Commission are here to build demand for the exceptional product our growers produce. In 2016/17 a new record was set with a crop of 685,000 tons, 2% higher than the estimate and 13.5% higher than the year before. While the 2017/18 crop came in lower…

Chef Q&A: Meet Chef Monica Glass

March 29, 2018

Meet Chef Monica Glass! Currently the Corporate Pastry Chef for Starr Catering Group in Philadelphia, Chef Monica learned from some of the industry’s best and refined her skills at restaurants including New York City’s Gotham Bar and Grill, Le Bernardin, 10 Arts Bistro and Lounge, and Boston’s Clio Restaurant. It…

2018 International Trade Shows

February 26, 2018

The CWC participates in many trade shows throughout the year and they are a key activity to promote origin, health, quality and taste of California walnuts around the world. The shows are targeted to reach our audiences; manufacturers, importers, retailers, health care professionals, and of course the end user, consumers….

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