9th May 2022


California Prune Board to exhibit at 39th World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress

The California Prune Board (CPB) is set to join more than 1000 industry professionals at the 39th World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress in Dubai this week. The three-day event runs from 11th-13th May 2022 and is being held at the Madinat Jumeirah resort, which will host stakeholders from the global nut and dried fruit industry for a full programme of market insights, and networking.

Representatives from the CPB will be exhibiting alongside 40 other companies at the prestigious event, which is organised by the International Nut & Dried Fruit Council (INC). The CPB’s Executive Director, Donn Zea, and Esther Ritson-Elliott, Director of International Marketing & Communications, will also present the latest news from the orchards, alongside insight on the positive effects prunes can have on bone health.

Esther Ritson-Elliott says: “The event is an important date in the calendar for the nut and dried fruit industry, and we’re delighted to be able to meet with our peers and industry contacts in person to showcase the nutritious and versatile benefits of California Prunes.”

The CPB team will be available at Stand 21 throughout the Congress.



The California Prune Board was established in 1952 to represent growers and handlers under the authority of the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture. California is the world’s largest producer of prunes with orchards across 14 counties in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Promoting a lifetime of wellness through the enjoyment of California Prunes, the organisation leads the premium prune category with generations of craftsmanship supported by California’s leading food safety and sustainability standards. California Prunes. Prunes. For life.

Kathryn Swinglehurst, Apple Tree Communications (ATC) Ltd   / E:  kath@appletreecomms.co.uk / T: +44 (0) 7775 814156