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Live-streaming: master class with Javier de las Muelas

On 16th March, Javier de las Muelas gave a live-streaming master class in the innovative project “California Walnut Collection”.

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California Walnuts at the Gourmet Show

In April, California Walnuts will participate in the Gourmet Show in Madrid, an event for food professionals. The International Quality Food and Drink Show, is scheduled to take place from 13th-16th April 2015.

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“Menus with Heart” on iOS

In 2014, the California Walnut Commission in Spain celebrated the tenth anniversary of the national campaign “Menus with Heart” which promotes a healthy diet preventing cardiovascular diseases.

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What Makes California Walnuts So Special?

Top 4 reasons why California walnuts as raw material are especially suitable for industrial processing in the food and baking industry.

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Autumn Meeting of the DDF

‘Diabetes and adiposity: understanding and giving individual treatment’ read the motto of the eighth traditional conference of the German Diabetes Society (DDG) and the annual conference of the German Adiposity Society (DAG).

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Flavour Pairing Press dinner

There are many interesting trends in the world of cooking – one of those is flavor pairing. Not only cooks are looking for perfect flavor matches, food lovers are always open to try something new.

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CWC Cocktail Collection at the BCB

The idea of using walnuts as an ingredient in cocktails was presented at the Alimentaria 2014 in Barcelona for the first time. The Spanish CWC team took the opportunity to offer cocktails and mocktails (non-alcoholic drinks) with California walnuts to the public. In October, Javier de las Muelas and his Dry Martini team will present the whole range of the creations at Bar Convent Berlin 2014 in Germany.

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Health Claim for Walnuts

Benefits of walnuts related to maintenance of cardiovascular health have now been officially acknowledged by the European Union.

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New EU Food Labeling Regulations

On December 13th, the new EU Food Label Regulation 1169/2011 will come into effect. The purpose of the new regulations is to make food labeling easier to understand for consumers.

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Around-the-nut

Get to know the top 4 reasons why California walnuts as raw material are especially suitable for industrial processing in the food and baking industry.

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California Walnuts on Social Networks

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram: California Walnuts social networks in Spain are a valued reference among the food and beverage sector. CW platforms provide to our consumers all kinds of information, including recipes, nutritional advices and healthy tips as well as scientific studies, and Food Industry news.

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Market Check – Increasing range of walnut products

From market leaders to small manufactures: more and more European producers discover walnuts as a valuable ingredient in their products. The consumers appreciate that, as the products promise health benefits as addition to good taste.

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Consumer Media Relations

Multimedia meets best quality from the Golden State: to raise awareness among German consumer media for the upcoming harvest in California´s walnut orchards, the California Walnut Commission (CWC) sends a digital press mailing to more than 250 journalists

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Taurus and California Walnuts join forces to create MyCook recipes

Walnuts are a versatile food that can be used in recipes developed for food processors. Taurus, one of the leading brands in the small electrical appliance industry, has reached an agreement with California Walnuts to create recipes with the nut tailored to one of its main products, the food processor MyCook.

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CWC Cocktail Collection

Javier de las Muelas, one of the most prominent cocktail masters in the world, created innovative recipes with California walnuts. “This is a very innovative project due to the complexity of turning a walnut, which is a crunchy food closely associated with the world of cuisine, into an ideal ingredient for the world of cocktails”, said Javier.

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PLMA

In May, CWC participated in the annual “World of Private Label” international trade show PLMA in Amsterdam. This year, almost 11,000 attending visitors were looking for new products and ideas for their private label programs.

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New Walnut Breads Fresh from the Oven

New bread recipes with walnuts as the star ingredient have been developed for the Spanish industry. Five products of different shapes, sizes and tastes provide new ideas for creating healthy breads with walnuts tailored to the Spanish market.

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Walnut Moments 2014

Following the success of last year’s German campaign, ‘My Walnut Moments’, CWC continues with this topic as online advertisements and Adwords.

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DDG Convention 2014

The German Society for Diabetes celebrated 50 years of research and education at their spring convention in Berlin. Several workshops and numerous speeches on latest findings were presented to more than 6,000 nutrition counselors, diabetes advisers and an academic audience.

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Internorga 2014

In March the CWC presented itself for the first time to the public at Internorga in Hamburg. During the six-day trade fair around 95,000 specialist visitors informed themselves about trends and innovation in the fields of gastronomy, the hotel industry, catering, bakeries and confectioneries.

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DGE Convention 2014 with Dr. Ros

When it comes to the heart healthy Mediterranean diet, Dr. Emilio Ros is the expert to ask. As primary investigator of the PREDIMED study, he spoke on behalf of the California Walnut Commission at the annual conference of the German Society for Nutrition about the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with walnuts.

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CWC Flavor Pairing Workshop

The first Flavor Pairing workshop with California walnuts took place in Frankfurt on January 20th. Twelve chefs from German gourmet restaurants, cooking schools and the HRI followed the CWC invitation.

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Menus with Heart – Cooking blogs love walnuts

In the context of the 9th edition of the campaign Menus with Heart, an initiative of the CWC and the Spanish Heart Foundation, four popular Spanish food bloggers prepared their favorite dishes for strengthening your cardiovascular health.

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Online section for German healthcare professionals

Early this year, the CWC launched a download portal for healthcare professionals and nutritionists. This special section on www.walnuss.de can only be accessed with a password, complying with the EU health claim regulation. The portal provides extensive information on the health benefits of walnuts.

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Halloween is walnut time

What snack cannot be missed at Halloween? Walnuts, that`s right!

In order to use this special holiday, the CWC will launch a Halloween online campaign this fall.

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California Walnuts at the Fi Europe 2013

A value improving ingredient for high-end food products.

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CALIFORNIA WALNUT INDUSTRY EXPECTS QUALITY CROP EARLY

2013 NASS Crop Estimate Announced

FOLSOM, Calif. (September 5, 2013) – Today, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service California Field Office released the annual crop estimate for walnuts, predicting the annual yield to be 449,056 MT (495,000 short tons).

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Consumer Perception

Health Research had positive impact on consumer perception of walnuts.

Earlier, the only time we enjoyed walnuts was when St. Nickolas brought them before Christmas. Today, they are an integral part of everyday healthy cuisine.

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Handler List

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