Industry News

06/08/16 Boghosian and CDFA Reach Agreement – Fresno, Calif. – After many years of litigation between the California Department of Food and Agriculture…More>>

4/29/16 California Raisin Day at the Fresno State Farm Market – Fresno, Calif.  -In anticipation of National Raisin Day, the California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) and the Fresno State Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market will partner to celebrate California Raisin Day at the Farm Market from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 29…More>>

01/07/14 USDA Announces Special Purchase of California Raisins!  A Special News Release from the Raisin Administrative Committee, Fresno, CA by Gary Schulz, President  More »

10/15/13 California Raisin Marketing Board Announces the Winners of the 6th Annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest At this year’s International Baking Industry Exposition, concluding on October 9th, at the Las Vegas ..More »

08/23/13 California Department of Agriculture along with CRMB set California Raisins Assessment Rate  – California Raisins Assessment Rate for the 2013-2014 Marketing Season established at $0.00..More »

10/18/12 California Raisins Announces Winners of 5th Annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest. Professional, Student Bakers from Coast-to-Coast Take Top Honors in the Only U.S. Professional Baking Competition  The California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) recently crowned the winners of the 5th annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest, the only professional baking competition in the nation. More »

CRMB PROVIDES INSIGHT AT MENU DIRECTIONS
3-27-2012 – The California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) served as an industry leader and major sponsor of the recent 10th annual Menu Directions, a conference presented by FoodService Director magazine. More »

Raisin Nutrition News

08/05/15 NEW RESEARCH ANNOUNCED TODAY AT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DIABETES EDUCATORS ANNUAL MEETING
FRESNO, Calif. – New research announced today at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting suggests that California Raisins – an all-natural, dried-by-the-sun, no-sugar added fruit – can positively affect glucose levels…More »

6/21/12 NEW STUDY: SNACKING ON RAISINS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES OVERALL POST-­MEAL BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS
6/21/12 – FRESNO, Calif. – New research debuted at the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower postprandial (post-­meal) glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value. The study was conducted at…More »

6/1/12 NEW STUDY: SNACKING ON RAISINS CONTROLS HUNGER, PROMOTES SATIETY IN CHILDREN New research recently announced at the Canadian Nutrition Society annual meeting in Vancouver, B.C., suggests eating raisins as an after-school snack prevents excessive…More »

3/29/12 NEW, FIRST OF ITS KIND STUDY SHOWS ROUTINE CONSUMPTION OF CALIFORNIA RAISINS MAY SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
New research announced at the American College of Cardiology’s 61st Annual Scientfic Session suggests eating California Raisins three times a day may significantly lower blood pressure… More »

Consumer News

4/29/16 California Raisin Day at the Fresno State Farm Market – Fresno, Calif.  -In anticipation of National Raisin Day, the California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) and the Fresno State Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market will partner to celebrate California Raisin Day at the Farm Market from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 29…More>>

Media Contact

Larry Blagg
Senior Vice President, Marketing
California Raisin Marketing Board
2445 Capitol Street, Suite 200
Fresno, CA 93721
559-248-0287 – phone
559-224-7016 – fax
larry@raisins.org

 

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