The Prune Study: Prune Positive Outcomes Keep on Coming By Andrea N. Giancoli, MPH, RD, Nutrition Advisor, Research and Communications

In Spring 2022,  we reported early findings from the largest prune consumption trial to date, which studied a cohort of more than 200 postmenopausal women. The study revealed that daily prune consumption preserved bone mineral density (BMD) and mitigated increased fracture risk. Principal Investigator Mary Jane De Souza, PhD with Pennsylvania State University presented these…

Ninja Food Processor and Blender giveaway!

Excitingly, we’ve again partnered up with Florida Grapefruit and Peter Sidwell to create a couple of brand new recipes – California Prunes and Florida Grapefruit breakfast smoothie and vegan bar. To celebrate this healthy collaboration, we are giving you the chance to #win a Ninja Food Processor and Blender! For a chance to win, you…

Tips for a tidy pantry!

‘New Year, New Me’ – time to create the perfect pantry! A well-organized pantry is synonymous with savings, but what are the tricks to structure it best? And what are the essential and useful items to have in it, to ensure a healthy and anti-waste kitchen? The California Prune Board (CPB), in collaboration with cleaning…

Jo Travers shares her tips on how to ‘age well’

Government statistics show that the chance of living to 100 will double in the next 50 years (1) . Yet, according to the State of Ageing 2022 report (2), there is a notable decline in those later years being spent ‘living well’, especially for women. In response to the report, California Prunes’ health ambassador, Jo…

Bone Health Approved: how California Prunes can help you to build better bones

7th March 2022 We’re excited to announce that the Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has awarded California Prunes ‘Bone Health Approved’ status as part of the UK charity’s Bone Health Accreditation Scheme. It follows the publication of growing evidence, which shows the positive effects prunes can have on bone health.   So how can California Prunes…