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California Strawberries and Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey Kick Off National Strawberry Month

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Chef Showcases How Just Adding Strawberries Can Create Unique Summer Recipes

To celebrate National Strawberry Month in May, the California Strawberry Commission partnered with celebrity chef and restaurateur, Brian Malarkey, to take classic summer dishes from ordinary to fabulous by just adding strawberries.

If we were a country, we'd be top of the world

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We all know strawberries are big along the Central Coast; they jostle back and forth with lettuce as being the No. 1 gross value crop in Monterey County, and when they are No. 2, they’re a close second.

State of the Strawberry: California Strawberry Commission Releases Economic Report

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New Research Illustrates Statewide Community Impact of Strawberry Farming

Best Foods for Your Brain

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At a time of year when hectic can be used to describe most of our schedules, it’s important that we stay focused and remember all of the tasks that we need to accomplish. SupermarketGuru has pulled together some of our favorite brain foods (and tips) to help keep you sharp and not forgetting all of the items on your list.

California Strawberry Farmers Applaud Governor & Assemblyman Alejo for Their Leadership in Addressing Needs of State’s Immigrant Workforce

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California Strawberry Commission Underscores the Valuable Role

 Immigrants Play in Economy and Communities throughout the State 

EatingWell: Strawberries are health and nutrition powerhouses

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"Eat your strawberries!" certainly isn't invoked as often as "Eat your spinach!" But it turns out that in addition to being juicy and delicious, strawberries may rival spinach--and most other foods--in health benefits. Here's what these mighty little berries can do...

The Health Benefits of Berries

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One cup of strawberries (about 8 berries) has 50 calories, 3 grams of fiber and more vitamin C than a medium orange. They’re also an excellent source of fiber, folate and potassium. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition ranked strawberries third out of more than 1,000 antioxidant-rich foods. Strawberries also contain anthocyanins, which may help protect the nervous system and blood vessels.

Latest Scoop on Berries

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Berries are known for their myriad health benefits, most of which are said to come from their deep, rich color, indicative of their flavonoid content. But unlike previous studies, which largely have focused on the older population, a recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of East Anglia shows berries offer heart health benefits for the younger population as well.

2013 Retailers Showcase Berries to Sweeten Summer Sales

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Berries are playing a starring role in many retailers’ spring and summer online marketing programs -- and for good reason. The sweet fruits pack in a powerful nutritional profile, while also lending a healthy boost to popular hot-weather recipes, ranging from smoothies to healthy salads.

Replacing Fumigants Still Difficult

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Strawberries are a favorite brunch for the globetrotting nematode and fungi set, and the science behind curbing their appetites without the use of banned fumigants is proving a laborious task — far more difficult than the rhetoric that has defined the political debate in recent years.