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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, reduce...


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 serving of...


May 07, 2015, 06:17 ET Strawberries are the Superfruit Missing from Your Daily Diet

The California Strawberry Commission (CSC) today announced the results of a consumer survey exploring what, how and why Americans choose the fruit...


Apr 01, 2015, 12:56 ET Eating Strawberries May Stave off Heart Disease, Diabetes

Two new studies presented at the Experimental Biology 2015 conference in Boston offered new evidence that eating just 3 to 4 servings of strawberries ...


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, a la dieta...


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 research,...


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 advance the...


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...


Jun 19, 2014, 02:00 ET 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, 06:18 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, 06:38 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 of ...


Apr 03, 2014, 04:00 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...


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, 01:17 ET California Strawberry Commission Awarded $225,000 for Water and Nutrient Education

To prepare growers and irrigators to meet the challenges of ever increasing water quality regulations and dwindling water supplies, the California...


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 farmers today praised Governor Brown and Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) today for their ongoing efforts to address the...


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

Two of California's largest industry associations today announced a partnership aimed at raising awareness on Capitol Hill about the essential role...


Jul 23, 2013, 07:20 ET California Strawberry Commission & Community Leaders Rally in Support of California's Immigrants

A broad-based group of elected officials and other community leaders joined local strawberry farmers at a rally today aimed at raising awareness...


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. Strawberries are...


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 continues...


Feb 19, 2013, 09:22 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 the...


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

With summer in full swing and consumers looking for refreshing dishes to enjoy during long, sunny days and warm nights, the California Strawberry...