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Nov 14, 2016, 12:40 ET There's "November" Been a Better Time to Add Eight Strawberries a Day to Your Daily Diet

Today, nearly 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes causes more deaths in the U.S. per year than breast cancer or...


May 03, 2016, 06:11 ET New Studies Showcase Key Health Benefits of Strawberries

 Just in time for National Strawberry Month, three new, major studies reveal strawberries may improve vascular health in at-risk adolescents,...


May 03, 2016, 06:05 ET Estudio revela que las antocianinas en las fresas mejoran la resistencia a la insulina

 Según la asociación americano de diabéticos (ADA), más personas mueren cada año a causa de la diabetes que el total...


Mar 01, 2016, 09:18 ET Study Reveals Anthocyanins in Strawberries Improve Insulin Resistance

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and AIDS combined.  Food plays an...


Feb 04, 2016, 06:13 ET Eating 8 Strawberries a Day May Improve Heart, Mind and Body

 Just one cup a day of America's favorite fruit, strawberries, benefits the entire body.  Clinical research suggests that eating just a...


Feb 18, 2015, 12:57 ET Mes de la salud del corazón: Una de las 12 razones para disfrutar las fresas de California

Febrero es el mes de la salud del corazón; y solo una de las muchas razones para agregar comidas saludable para el corazón, como fresas,...


Feb 17, 2015, 06:17 ET Heart Health Month: One Of 12 Reasons To Enjoy California Strawberries

 February is Heart Health Month and just one of many reasons to add heart-healthy foods like strawberries to the daily diet. According to...


Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET California Strawberry Commission Awarded More than $1 Million in Research Grants for Healthy Soils

 The California Strawberry Commission announced today awards totaling more than $1 million in recent state and federal research grants to...


Aug 28, 2014, 09:12 ET California Strawberry Commission Partners with Chef Craig Thornton to Host Exclusive Media Dining Experience

Strawberries have a classic, timeless taste, and are often perfect for culinary experimentation. To showcase the versatility of the strawberry, the...


May 08, 2014, 18:38 ET California Strawberry Commission Begins Third Decade Of Scholarships For Children Of Farm Workers

The California Strawberry Commission today announced this year's recipients of the California Strawberry Scholarship Program, helping the children...


May 06, 2014, 07:12 ET California Strawberries And Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey Kick Off National Strawberry Month

 To celebrate National Strawberry Month in May, the California Strawberry Commission partnered with celebrity chef and restaurateur, Brian...


Oct 07, 2013, 13:17 ET California Strawberry Commission Awarded $225,000 for Water and Nutrient Education

Grower Education Team to Partner with University Research Centers to Meet Challenges Surrounding Increasing Water Quality Regulations  To...


Oct 03, 2013, 07:12 ET California Strawberry Farmers Applaud Governor & Assemblyman Alejo for Their Leadership in Addressing Needs of State's Immigrant Workforce

California Strawberry Commission Underscores the Valuable Role Immigrants Play in Economy and Communities throughout the State ...


Jul 31, 2013, 06:00 ET California's High-Tech & Agricultural Leaders Join Forces to Brief Congress on Needed Immigration Reform

Silicon Valley Leadership Group & California Strawberry Commission Leading Delegation to Capitol Hill Representing State's Two Largest...


Jul 23, 2013, 19:20 ET California Strawberry Commission & Community Leaders Rally in Support of California's Immigrants

Delegation of Local Strawberry Farmers Announce Plans to Brief Congress on Immigration Reform during Upcoming Capitol Hill Visit  A...


May 01, 2013, 09:05 ET American Strawberry Consumption Doubles in Two Decades

May is National Strawberry Month, a time when farmers and consumers alike celebrate the peak abundance of America's favorite fruit....


Mar 20, 2013, 06:05 ET Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About California Strawberries

Confused by all of the studies recommending what foods to eat? California strawberries make the choice simple. A steady stream of research...


Feb 19, 2013, 21:22 ET Cal Poly and California Strawberry Commission Announce Multidisciplinary Partnership

 Focused on educating future leaders in the area of sustainability, growth and the success of the California strawberry industry, Cal Poly and...


Nov 13, 2012, 09:05 ET Holiday Menus Balance Naughty and Nice

Though it's tempting to include every indulgent dish on holiday tables, the most successful menus are a balance of both healthful and decadent...


Oct 18, 2012, 09:05 ET California Strawberry Farmers Share the Fruits of Their Labor This Holiday Season

Farmers live by the words, "You reap what you sow." If you are a California strawberry farmer, those words are never more true than during the...


Aug 02, 2012, 05:55 ET California Strawberry Commission Hosts Workshop for Chain Restaurant Leaders

Chefs and Buyers Get Inspiration to Create Healthier, Outside the Box Menu Options To help inspire better-for-you menu options in chain...


Aug 01, 2012, 07:13 ET California Strawberry Commission And Foodie Crush Kick Off Endless Summer Strawberry Recipe Contest

Cash Prizes for First, Second and Third Place With summer in full swing and consumers looking for refreshing dishes to enjoy during long,...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:05 ET Las fresas de temporada de California son más dulces cuando se comparten

Ya está aquí la temporada de cosecha de las fresas de California, con las fresas dulces, suculentas recogidas y enviadas frescas al...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:05 ET Peak California Strawberries Are Sweetest When Shared

The peak of the California strawberry harvest is well under way as sweet, succulent strawberries are plucked in their prime and shipped fresh to...


May 16, 2012, 07:17 ET California Strawberry Scholarship Recipients Conquer Odds To Reach Goals

Children of Farmworkers Receive 2012 Awards to Begin and Continue their College Education  The California Strawberry Commission is...