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Welcome California Dried Plum Growers and Packers!

You’ve reached the industry sector of the California Dried Plum Board’s website. Here you will have access to the latest breaking news and events in the industry, from press releases to industry reports, newsletters and the meeting calendar.

Use this area as a forum for Growers and Packers; any feedback, news or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Announcements

The California Dried Plum Board was excited to attend the 2014 Food & Nutrition Convention Expo in Atlanta, Ga, where  we had the oppurtunity to distribute recipes, complimentary bone scans and PLUMKINS.

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Dried Plums In The News

CDPB Spring Newsletter

While calcium and vitamin D supplementation is recommended for favorable effects on bone, the nutrients in prunes (dried plums) that are associated with bone health - potassium, magnesium, vitamin K, boron and bioactive compounds (polyphenol antioxidants) - have sparked research.

NUTRITION RESEARCH CONTINUES TO SUPPORT 
DRIED PLUMS’ ROLE IN BONE AND COLON HEALTH

San Diego, CA - (April 4, 2016) - New research presented this week at Experimental Biology 2016 (EB 2016) expands on the current body of evidence supporting the link between dried plums (prunes) and bone health in post-menopausal women, and the effect of dried plums on reducing colon cancer risk in an animal model. The findings align with previous studies that have discovered dried plums’ benefits on both bone and colon health.  

Recent Press Releases

New Study Adds to Ongoing Research that Dried Plums Bone-Preserving Effects Seen with One Daily Serving of Dried Plums

Sacramento, Calif. (March 10, 2016) - One in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone in their lifetime due to osteoporosis.[1] While bone health may not top the list of common health concerns, the risk is real. In fact, for women, the chance of breaking a hip is equal to her combined risk of breast, uterine and ovarian cancer.1 Various lifestyle factors, including diet and exercise, can help to prevent osteoporosis, which is actually not considered a normal part of aging. And new research, published in Osteoporosis International, highlights the important role that one specific fruit - dried plums (prunes) - might play in strengthening bones.

New Studies Presented at Experimental Biology 2016 Highlight Potential Health Benefits

San Diego, CA – (April 4, 2016) – New research presented this week at Experimental Biology 2016 (EB 2016) expands on the current body of evidence supporting the link between dried plums (prunes) and bone health in post-menopausal women, and the effect of dried plums on reducing colon cancer risk in an animal model. The findings align with previous studies that have discovered dried plums’ benefits on both bone and colon health.