How California Prune growers are blending innovative technologies and heritage practices to produce quality fruit

9th February 2024   How California Prune growers are blending innovative technologies and heritage practices to produce quality fruit As the world’s largest producer of prunes, California is internationally renowned for its leading agricultural practices and food safety standards.  Now, with advances in technology, California Prune growers are exploring data, pioneering techniques and processing efficiencies…

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New study explores ways to reduce inflammation and preserve bone health with prunes

13th December 2023 New study explores ways to reduce inflammation and preserve bone health with prunes Findings show non-pharmacological approaches may be beneficial for postmenopausal women A new study published in The Journal of Nutrition shows daily consumption of prunes may reduce inflammation markers connected to bone signalling pathways and reduce the effects of bone…

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California Prune Board seeks to attract health-conscious consumers in South Korea marketing push

  13th November 2023   California Prune Board seeks to attract health-conscious consumers in South Korea marketing push The California Prune Board (CPB) has launched a major promotional push in South Korea as part of multi-channel marketing efforts to highlight the nutritional and taste benefits of California Prunes. The campaign forms part of the CPB’s…

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National Cholesterol Month: how a handful of California prunes can help improve cholesterol levels

2nd October 2023   National Cholesterol Month: how a handful of California prunes can help improve cholesterol levels October marks National Cholesterol Month, which seeks to raise awareness of the dangers associated with high cholesterol, and the importance of maintaining healthy levels. According to the NHS, too much cholesterol can lead to heart disease or…

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California Prune Board reinforces its commitment to sustainability

18th September 2023 California Prune Board reinforces its commitment to sustainability As this year’s harvest comes to an end, California’s prune growers remain committed to embedding and sharing sustainable practices across the state’s orchards. It follows the announcement that the California Prune Board, which represents prune growers and handlers, has joined the U.S. Sustainability Alliance…

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New studies show daily prune consumption supports cardiovascular health in ageing population

26th July 2023   New studies show daily prune consumption supports cardiovascular health in ageing population A pair of new studies presented as abstracts on 24th July 2023 at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) annual meeting report that daily prune consumption has promising effects on several biomarkers related to cardiovascular health. Conducted in postmenopausal…