Targeting Export Markets

To Drive Success

Over 66% of the California Walnut Crop was Exported in the 2017/18 Crop Year

Marketing programs have, and will continue to be, a key driver in building consumer demand for California walnuts. Currently, the California Walnut Commission (CWC) conducts targeted marketing programs in eight countries throughout Europe and Asia. The growers, handlers and the CWC have made great strides by working together and will continue building demand in an ever-expanding global market.

Top 10 Export Markets

Top 10 Export Markets
walnuts are the 4th leading california export

Consider These Statistics

Walnuts were the fourth leading export commodity from California

Each $1 in FSA-taxpayer support for California walnuts export promotion generated $15 in tax revenue creation2

Spending on Export Promotion in 2017 created 2,682 jobs2​

Every $1 spent in California walnut export promotion returned over $26 in export revenue to the industry 1

Since 1995, California walnut exports have Increased 445%

The results speak for themselves. The CWC’s export programs produce revenue and jobs for the industry, the state, and our country. To learn more, please visit agexportscount.com.
Export total graphic comparing 1995 to 2016
1 Economic Evaluation of the California Walnut Commission’s Export Promotion Programs: An Analysis of the Direct and Indirect Impacts, pg. 6, January 2018, Harry M. Kaiser, Cornell University
2Economic Evaluation of the California Walnut Commission’s Export Promotion Programs: An Analysis of the Direct and Indirect Impacts, pg. 8, January 2018, Harry M. Kaiser, Cornell University
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