Health & Nutrition
California Walnut UK Trade Activity
Trade programmes run in the UK with the broader aim of positioning the California Walnut as the walnut and origin of choice. Working with importers, wholesalers, nut processors, manufacturers and retailers – to increase the sales of California Walnuts over other origins in the UK and thereby overall exports to the UK.
Trade activity for the California Walnut Commission in the UK is coordinated by The Garden (Marketing & PR) based in Bourne End near London.
About the California Walnut Commission
The California Walnut Commission, established in 1987, is funded by mandatory assessments of the growers. The Commission is an agency of the State of California that works in concurrence with the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The CWC is mainly involved in health research and export market development activities.
For more industry information, health research and recipe ideas, visit: www.californiawalnuts.uk/trade.
About the California Walnut Board
The California Walnut Board is a federal marketing order, established in 1948 to represent Growers and Handlers in promoting the consumption of walnuts in the United States. Among its responsibilities, the Board conducts consumer marketing programs, production/post-harvest research and regulatory/trade management.
To learn more, visit: www.walnuts.org
About the California Walnut Industry
The California Walnut industry is made up of more than 4,800 walnut growers and nearly 100 walnut handlers spread across California’s Central Valley. California Walnuts account for more than 99% of the commercial U.S. supply and roughly two-thirds of world trade. The industry annually generates $1.5 billion in farm gate revenue and supports some 85,000 jobs directly and indirectly.