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Pistachios Helped Moms-to-Be with Gestational Diabetes Control Their Blood Sugar

CHICAGO – October 24, 2017 – Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)—commonly known as gestational diabetes—show that eating pistachios may help manage blood sugar levels.

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U.S. International Trade Commission Renders Affirmative Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order Against U.S. Imports of Raw In-Shell Pistachios from Iran

FRESNO, Calif., June 2, 2017---The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined today, by a unanimous vote of 5 to 0, that revoking the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the U.S. pistachio industry within a reasonably foreseeable time.

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Economic Impact Study Shows Pistachio Growers and Processors Generate Billions for California Economy, Creating Jobs across Multiple Sectors

Arizona, New Mexico pistachio growers emerge as important contributors to state economies

FRESNO, CA – March 5, 2018 – Pistachio growers and processors create nearly $3.6 billion in economic output in the state of California, generating jobs and spending across multiple sectors of the state’s economy, according to a new economic impact study announced today at the 11th Annual Pistachio Industry Conference today by American Pistachio Growers.

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New Research Earns Pistachios “SUPERFOOD” Status for People with Desk Jobs

FRESNO, CA – January 23, 2018 — Three recent studies are giving pistachio lovers new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts while at work, and in particular, pistachios.

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Sample pack events

American Pistachio Sample Packs Provided To Runners And Cylcists 

Sample packages of American pistachios featuring nutrition facts were included in the race goody bags of thousands of runners and cyclists in Spain and Germany.


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Gestational Diabetes Seminar in China

“Pistachios’ Role In Gestational Diabetes” Seminar In China

On June 30, APG teamed with up with Dr. Wang Jian, the associate professor of the Chongqing Nutrition Committee, for a nutrition seminar in Chongqing.


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Journalist Event in China

Journalist Event In China

In Chengdu, APG held a media event with nutrition expert Yang Yongtao to raise awareness of the nutritional benefits of American pistachios as a post-exercise snack for active lifestyles.


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Ask the Expert

Ask A Sport Nutritionist

In October, American Pistachio Growers’ sport-nutrition expert, Bryan Snyder, Director of Nutrition for the Denver Broncos, is answering consumer questions concerning sport nutrition, live on Instagram.


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Ultimate Football Fan Snack

Football without Football Fans is like Pistachios without the Nut

Football fans take their sport seriously: Lucky jersey; game-day war paint; favorite seats; and must-have pistachios.


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VFED Nutrition Conference in Germany

VFED Nutrition Conference in Germany

APG exhibited and sponsored a presentation at the VFED Nutrition Conference, in Germany, September 14 - 16, 2018. APG nutrition expert in Germany, Dr. Wiebke Elsner, presented the results of two studies that earned pistachios a super food status.


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Super Snack

“Super Snack” Nutrition Event In China

American Pistachio Growers held a “Super Snack” themed nutrition seminar and media event in Nanjing, China, on July 14.


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US Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event

U.S. Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event in the Netherlands

APG helped to sponsor the U.S. Dried Fruits & Tree Nuts Cooking Event held at the Miele Experience Center, in Vianen, Netherlands, on July 2.


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SEN Conference in Spain

SEN Conference in Spain

APG exhibited at the Spanish Nutrition Association (SEÑ) Conference in Spain, June 27-29, 2018.


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SINU Nutrition Conference in Italy

SINU Nutrition Conference in Italy

In Italy, APG sponsored the annual conference of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU), in November, with an exhibit and seminar. At the seminar, gynecologist Niccolò Giovannini presented the results of the gestational diabetes study.


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Nutrition Seminar in South Korea

Nutrition Seminar in South Korea

APG held a nutrition seminar to share the breakthrough findings about the benefits of pistachios for women with gestational diabetes.


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JOURNALIST EVENTS - Spain

JOURNALIST EVENTS - Spain

In Spain, APG held a journalist event with Dr. Nieves Palacios. In Dr. Palacios’ presentation, “Temptations vs.


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JFN Fresnch Nutrition Days

JFN French Nutrition Days in France

APG participated at the French Nutrition Days in France, December 12-15. The health benefits of pistachios for women with gestational diabetes were shared with French dietitians and healthcare professionals.


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JOURNALIST EVENTS - China

JOURNALIST EVENTS - China

In October, APG hosted desk-side interviews for three of China’s leading magazines: Mum and Baby Talk, Family Baby and Popular Science with Dr. Ge.


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New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

New Research Earns Pistachios “SuperFood” Status

Three recent studies are giving pistachio lovers new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts—especially pistachios—while at work.


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Nutrition Conference and Media Event in China

Nutrition Conference and Media Event in China

On November 12, 2017, APG sponsored a World Diabetes Day Conference in partnership with the China Diabetes Association in Beijing. The theme of the conference was “Women and Diabetes —We Have the Right to a Healthy Future.” Dr.


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JOURNALIST EVENTS - France

JOURNALIST EVENTS - France

In France, APG held a journalist event with nutrition expert, Jennette Higgs, where she shared the results of APG’s gestational diabetes study.


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