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Nov 16, 2016, 09:08 ET Research Shows California Raisins May Positively Impact Diabetic Nutrition

Research suggests California Raisins — an all-natural, dried-by-the-sun, no-sugar added fruit — may positively affect glucose levels and systolic...


Dec 03, 2014, 12:00 ET Five New Twists on Traditional Holiday Recipes

 Everyone loves traditional holiday fare – those best-kept secret recipes that keep friends and family coming back for more. But where...


Aug 27, 2014, 09:15 ET It's Snack-to-School Time!

The start of another hectic school year filled with homework, play dates, team sports and more can sometimes make the task of ensuring kids get...


Apr 23, 2013, 12:00 ET Small Fruit, Big Day: 10 Reasons to Celebrate National Raisin Day - April 30!

Have you heard through the grapevine?  National Raisin Day is just around the corner on April 30!   As a delicious and naturally...


Feb 13, 2013, 16:30 ET California Raisin Marketing Board Calls for Entries in the Sixth Annual "America's Best Raisin Bread Contest"

 From the vine to the oven, California raisins are the star of the ultimate baking competition that is looking to recognize professional and...


Oct 18, 2012, 11:00 ET California Raisins Announces Winners of 5th Annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest

 The California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) recently crowned the winners of the 5th annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest, the only...


Oct 12, 2012, 12:30 ET Easy-to-Make Spooktacular Treats with California Raisins Add Festive Flair this Halloween

 This Halloween, don't be afraid to scare up some creativity in the kitchen with easy-to-make recipes featuring all-natural, nutrient-packed...


Aug 22, 2012, 09:00 ET Nutrition Expert Offers the ABCs and 123s of Healthy Back-to-School Snacking

As children across the country head back to the classroom, parents will likely hear a familiar refrain each afternoon: "I'm hungry." It is...


Jul 23, 2012, 13:00 ET New Study: Raisins as Effective as Sports Chews for Fueling Workouts

 New research just published in the most recent Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition suggests that eating raisins...


Jul 02, 2012, 12:00 ET Go for the Gold with Olympic-Themed California Golden Raisin Recipes

With the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games just around the corner, there are some sweet—and simple—ways to combine...


Jun 22, 2012, 07:41 ET New Study: Snacking on Raisins Significantly Reduces Overall Post-Meal Blood Sugar Levels

New research debuted at the American Diabetes Association's 72nd Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may...


Jun 01, 2012, 06:30 ET New Study: Snacking on Raisins Controls Hunger, Promotes Satiety in Children

Eating Raisins Resulted in Significantly Fewer Calories Consumed as Compared to Other Popular Snacks FRESNO, CA, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - New...


Apr 04, 2012, 09:00 ET California Raisin Marketing Board Calls for Entries in the Fifth Annual "America's Best Raisin Bread Contest"

 Fresh from the oven is the ultimate California raisin bread competition, honoring professional and up-and-coming bakers across the country....


Mar 28, 2012, 10:57 ET New, First-of-its-Kind Study Shows Routine Consumption of Raisins May Significantly Lower Blood Pressure

New research announced at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may...


Mar 02, 2012, 11:30 ET California Raisin Growers Launch New Educational Initiative at www.LetsKeepItReal.com

 California Raisin growers today announced the "Let's Keep It Real" educational campaign and www.LetsKeepItReal.com website. The new...


Oct 20, 2011, 09:00 ET Winners Announced in the Only U.S. Professional Baking Competition - 4th Annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest

Thirty-seven finalists in America's Best Raisin Bread Contest, the only professional baking competition in the U.S., gathered October 14-15 at the...


Aug 17, 2011, 09:00 ET California Raisins Announce National "Give Kids Their Day in the Sun" Recipe Contest with Opportunity to Win a Premium Playground Structure Valued up to $10,000!

School is almost back in session and California Raisins, along with registered dietitian and Cordon Bleu Chef, Michelle Dudash, are committed to...


Apr 21, 2011, 19:02 ET California Raisin Marketing Board Offers Award-Winning Inspiration to Celebrate Upcoming National Raisin Day: April 30

Ants on a log, oatmeal raisin cookies, Waldorf salad, trail mix – these classic favorites just wouldn't be the same without the natural...


Jan 20, 2011, 17:07 ET More Pie, Please!

Pie, an all-time American dessert classic, is making a sweet resurgence in 2011. With epicurean insiders predicting it to be one of the year's...


Jan 06, 2011, 09:00 ET California Raisins and Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Valerie Waters, Offer Advice on Getting 'Red Carpet Ready' in 2011

From school reunions and weddings to anniversaries and date night, life is never short of occasions when we want to look and feel our best....


Sep 13, 2010, 16:33 ET California Raisins Announce New 'Let's re-Do Lunch' Contest with Opportunity to Win $5,000

School is back in session and the California Raisin Marketing Board, along with authors Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD and Liz Weiss, MS, RD –...


May 06, 2010, 09:00 ET Bradenton, Fla. Restaurant Owner Sweeps Professional Division for the Second Time with Best of Show at 16th Annual APC/Crisco(R) National Pie Championships

It was a proud day for the California Raisin Marketing Board and for Andrea Spring of Bradenton, Fla., as the restaurant owner took Best of Show...


Apr 07, 2010, 13:06 ET California Raisins and Leslie Sansone Take Smart Steps to Heart Health

It is well known that a balanced diet and regular exercise are the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle.  However, many are unaware that the...


Mar 23, 2010, 10:53 ET Celebrate Easter and Passover With Delicious Dishes

Spring has officially begun and with it comes a bounty of the delicious foods of the season. Perhaps the most iconic foods are tied to the...


Mar 09, 2010, 09:00 ET California Raisin Marketing Board Announces New Category in Third Annual 'America's Best Raisin Bread Contest'

The California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB), the state marketing order that represents nearly 3,000 growers of California Raisins, today...