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Aug 28, 2014, 09:12 ET
Chef Craig Thornton. (PRNewsFoto/California Strawberry Commission)

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...

Jun 19, 2014, 02:00 ET
Alternatives to fumigation fail to control plant disease in strawberry field. (PRNewsFoto/California Strawberry Commission)

California Strawberry Commission Continues Research Partnership With Department of Pesticide Regulations To Improve Control of Soil-Borne Diseases

The California Strawberry Commission has received a grant from California's Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) of $298,472 for a cooperative...

Jun 18, 2014, 18:18 ET

Seminar Shows Strawberries Provide More Than Basic Nutrition

Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry...

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
Citrus Halibut with Strawberry Relish (PRNewsFoto/California Strawberry Commission)

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...

Apr 03, 2014, 16:00 ET

Cal Poly Names Plant Experts to Lead R&D at Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center

Renowned plant pathologists Gerald Holmes and Kelly Ivors have been named to head research and development efforts at the new Strawberry...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

New Study Finds Strawberries May Help Lower Cholesterol

According to new published research in the Journal of Nutrition, consumption of anthocyanin-rich foods such as strawberries may play an important...

Mar 18, 2014, 08:07 ET

State Of The Strawberry: California Strawberry Commission Releases Economic Report

Today, the California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever statewide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of...

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
California Strawberry Commission.

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
The California Strawberry Commission launches new website for consumers full of recipes, nutrition and more.  (PRNewsFoto/California Strawberry Commission)

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
The California Strawberry Commission launches new website for consumers full of recipes, nutrition and more.  (PRNewsFoto/California Strawberry Commission)

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

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...