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03/06/2014 Get Ready to Celebrate Chocolate Covered Raisins Day!  KEEP CALM and EAT ON “Share-It to Win-It” Facebook Contest Starts on March 11, 2014…More »

02/11/14 Valentine’s Day Fruit and Nut Fudge sounds delicious, but who would ever guess that it is low carb and gluten-free!  More »

02/4/14 Healthy Hearts love California Raisins! Support American Heart Month this February and all year long. How? Eat this small but mighty dried fruit.  More »

01/28/14  Spice up your Big Game Day with these Spicy, Sweet, & Savory Recipes! Go spicy, savory and sweet all together in our Curried Popcorn Mix recipe. Curried Popcorn combined with crunchy pretzel sticks, walnuts and California Golden Raisins make the ultimate super bowl snack mix.  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 »

California Raisin Marketing Board’s 2012 Media Highlight Reel  -  More VIDEO »

California Raisin Marketing Board Calls for Entries in the Sixth Annual “America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest  02/13/13 –  From the vine to the oven, California raisins are the star of the ultimate baking…More »

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
10/18/2012 – 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 »

CALIFORNIA RAISIN GROWERS LAUNCH NEW EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE AT www.LetsKeepItReal.com
3/2/2012 – California Raisin growers today announced the “Let’s Keep It Real”educational campaign and www.LetsKeepItReal.com website. The new initiative is designed to offer consumers educational information to help make healthy food choices.  More »

CRMB Adds Flavor to the Annual Fresno Food Expo on March 8th
2/2012-The CRMB is a proud major sponsor of the upcoming Fresno Food Expo on Thursday, March 8, at the Fresno Convention Center. The Expo is the San Joaquin Valley’s premiere event to showcase the diverse agricultural products of one of the most productive, distinctive growing regions in the world.  More »

CALIFORNIA RAISIN MARKETING BOARD SPONSORS SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY GRAPE SYMPOSIUM IN EASTON, CA
12/06/2011 – California grape growers are invited to attend the San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium on Jan. 4, hosted by the California Raisin Marketing Board in collaboration with UC-Cooperative Extension to hear what the industry has been cultivating in the last year. More »

CALIFORNIA RAISIN MARKETING BOARD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF “4th ANNUAL AMERICA’S BEST RAISIN BREAD CONTEST”
10/18/2011 – The California Raisin Marketing Board is pleased to announce the winners of its 4th annual “America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest” hosted at the American Institute of Baking (AIB) in Manhattan, Kan., on October 14-15. The competition included a total of 37 finalists, made up of both professional and student bakers from across the country in the artisan and commercial… More »

ASSESSMENT RATE AND ADDITIONAL SPECIAL ASSESSEMENT FOR THE 2011-2012 MARKETING SEASON ESTABLISHED
7/28/2011 –Upon the recommendation of the California Raisin Marketing Board (board), the Department of Food and Agriculture (department) has established an assessment rate of twenty dollars ($20.00) per ton or the equivalent thereof, on all California raisins delivered by producers. This assessment applies to all free tonnage, all reserve tonnage sold for… Download PDF

CALIFORNIA RAISIN MARKETING BOARD ANNOUNCES CALL-FOR-ENTRIES IN THE FOURTH ANNUAL “AMERICA’S BEST RAISIN BREAD CONTEST”
4/2011 –Braided, swirled, crusty, flaky, sweet and savory California Raisin goodness…it’s that time of year again!  The California Raisin Marketing Board’s (CRMB) fourth annual America’s Best Raisin Bread contest is open and all commercial, artisan and student bakers are encouraged to submit their… More »