Category Archives: Press Release

World's Largest California Dancing Raisin Unveiled

Press Contact: Larry Blagg Senior Vice President of Marketing California Raisin Marketing Board 559.248.0287 larry@raisins.org WORLD’S LARGEST CALIFORNIA DANCING RAISIN UNVEILED Giant Raisin Kicks-Off 25th Anniversary of the World-Famous Icons FRESNO, Calif., December 11, 2008 – Given the choice between writing a term paper and breaking a world record, eight marketing students from California State [...]

University of Illinois – Chicago Study: Raisins Contain Compounds that May Inhibit Cavity-causing Bacteria

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com Shelly Kessen Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. 916-492-5308 shelly.kessen@fleishman.com University of Illinois – Chicago Study: Raisins Contain Compounds that May Inhibit Cavity-causing Bacteria CHICAGO – October 27, 2008 — New research published in the journal, Phytochemistry Letters, reveals raisins may benefit oral health because the fruit possesses [...]

California Raisin Marketing Board Announces Winners of America's Best Raisin Bread Contest

Press Contact: Larry Blagg, Senior VP of Marketing California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 larry@raisins.org California Raisin Marketing Board Announces Winners of America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest – Artisan and Commercial Bakers Vie for Top Honors in Competition Debut – Fresno, Calif., October 16, 2008 – The California Raisin Marketing Board is pleased to announce [...]

California Raisins Announce Winners of National Pie Championship Raisin Category

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com California Raisins Announce Winners of National Pie Championship Raisin Category FRESNO, Calif., June 16, 2008 – The California Raisin Marketing Board is pleased to announce the raisin category winners of the 2008 American Pie Council’s National Pie Championships, sponsored by Crisco Winners are: First [...]

The California Raisin Marketing Board Announces

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com THE CALIFORNIA RAISIN MARKETING BOARD ANNOUNCES The California Raisin Marketing Board is announcing its inaugural “America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest” with entry applications accepted from June 2 – August 2, 2008. Contest participants are encouraged to visit www.LoveYourRaisins.com for an application and a complete [...]

New Oatmeal Chewie™ With California Raisins from Love and Quiches Desserts

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com Shelly Kessen Fleishman-Hillard 300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1100 Phone: 916-492-5308 Fax: 916-441-7622 shelly.kessen@fleishman.com 916-492-5308 NEW OATMEAL CHEWIE™ WITH CALIFORNIA RAISINS FROM LOVE AND QUICHES DESSERTS Introducing A New Premium Snack Bar The California Raisin Marketing Board is proud to announce it will be an [...]

California Raisin Marketing Board Selects Top Scientists for Nutrition Research Panel

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com California Raisin Marketing Board Selects Top Scientists for Nutrition Research Panel Industry leadership supports long-term research strategy with experts from around the country As part of its ongoing commitment to research and leadership in the field of nutrition science, the California Raisin Marketing Board [...]

Raisins and Walking—Smart Steps for Heart Health

Press Contact: Shelly Kessen Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. 916-492-5308 shelly.kessen@fleishman.com RAISINS AND WALKING—SMART STEPS FOR HEART HEALTH New Research Confirms Cholesterol-Lowering Benefits of Simple Lifestyle Changes Fresno, CA (February 23, 2009) – According to recently published research in the journal Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, eating raisins and walking may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease in 50 [...]

California Raisins Call All Pie Enthusiasts

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com CALIFORNIA RAISINS CALL ALL PIE ENTHUSIASTS New Raisin Flavor Category to be Introduced at National Pie Championships The California Raisin Marketing Board is pleased as pie to announce their participation, along with other major sponsors, in the 2008 American Pie Council’s Crisco National Pie [...]

Celebrity Fitness Trainer Valerie Waters Offers Tips for Getting Fit and Staying Motivated in 2008

Press Contact: Melinda Coffman California Raisin Marketing Board (559) 248-0287 melinda@raisins.com Celebrity Fitness Trainer Valerie Waters Offers Tips for Getting Fit and Staying Motivated in 2008 California Raisins provide opportunity to receive star treatment with a Valerie Waters personal training session and give away custom totes to help kick start New Year’s resolutions FRESNO, Calif., [...]