News & Headlines
Filter news by category:

The nut industry and the products created by PTNPA members are hot topics of conversation! Whether there is a newly-identified health benefit, allergy prevention solutions, sustainability and environmental studies or stories the PTNPA serves as a clearinghouse for current news of elevance to our industry. We hope that all PTNPA members will reference this valuable information when speaking with customers, discussing interesting aspects of the industry of when informing the media or legislative representatives about our exciting part of the food supply.

Members in the News
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Americold Realty Trust Recognized by Global Cold Chain Alliance for Energy Excellence »
ATLANTA--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Americold Realty Trust  (NYSE:COLD), the world’s largest owner and operator of tempe...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Dot Foods Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center in Bear, Delaware »
Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, continues to grow, officially breaking ground today o...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Associated Oregon Hazelnut Industries, Inc: Holiday Season Spotlight »
For the first time since 2002, Oregon has been selected to provide the 2018 Capitol Christmas Tree as part of the U.S. Cap...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The Leavitt Corporation: Celtics Announce Official Partnership with Teddie »
BOSTON, MA –  The Boston Celtics today announced their official partnership with Teddie Natural Peanut Butter, the to...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
December PTNPA Members in the News »
Members in the News Yahoo Finance Tweeted highlight from Brown Brothers Harriman Chief Investment Strat...

Health and Nutrition Benefits
Monday, November 5, 2018
Nuts for Nuts? Daily Serving May Help Control Weight and Benefit Health »
eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits, ac...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Daily Serving of Nuts May Stave Off Weight Gain »
Two new studies suggest that a small daily serving of nuts may benefit overall metabolic health and keep off the weight we...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here's What Experts Say »
Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Nut Sales Surge in China »
Nut consumption in China is rising much faster than other snack items, according to the Chinese Nutrition Society, reports...
Monday, August 6, 2018
Pushing Nut Varieties Further into the Mainstream »
Consumer demand for products featuring ingredients perceived as natural and healthy is spurring interest in a wide variety...

Allergy Education and Management
Friday, March 2, 2018
Treatment Against Peanut Allergy Protected Dids in New Study »
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that i...
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Scientists Announce Positive Findings in Peanut Allergy Pill Study »
ABC World News Tonight reported on successful preliminary trials happening in Australia for a pill filled with a mix of pr...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Parents.com Article Recommends Introducing Nuts to Babies Early »
A recent Parents.com article affirms that you should introduce nuts to babies early, and outlines safe practices to do so....
Monday, March 27, 2017
Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe »
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having an allergy to one type of nut may not necessarily doom you to a lifelong...
Monday, February 13, 2017
AAP: Provide Emergency Plan for Children with Severe Allergies »
Clinicians should help develop a plan for families and schools to use in the case of allergy-related emergencies, said the...

PTNPA Announcements
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Download the Convention 2019 Mobile App »
HOW TO DOWNLOAD: 1. Delete the old PTNPA app: if you still have the old PTNPA app on your phone from a previous even...
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Register Now for Convention 2019 »
PTNPA is proud to be celebrating our 80th anniversary at Convention 2019. We are ringing in our 80th year by taking it bac...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign Up for Activities & Outings at Convention 2019! »
Join other PTNPA members in exploring some of the fun that Palm Springs has to offer! Activities & Outings are schedul...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Convention 2019 Hotel Reservations Almost Sold Out - Book Now »
Discounted Convention Hotel Reservations Open for Booking PTNPA has reserved rooms at the Renaissance Indian...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Showcase Your Product at Convention 2019! »
Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your company's products in front of hundreds of members at Convention 2019! One of...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
Monday, July 9, 2018
White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency »
White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief Jun 25, 2018 The White House's Of...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Webinar: Prop 65 and the Nut Industry »
Please click below for the resource slides from the Prop 65 webinar presented on May 2, 2018 by the PTNPA and Hogan Lovell...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Auburn Professor Makes Breakthrough with Peanut Genome »
Growers and consumers alike can be excited for the successful map sequencing of the peanut’s genetic code, a five-year pro...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Consumer Reports: Is Peanut Butter Good for You? »
Americans eat about 4 pounds of  peanut butter  per person per year. But years of fat phobia and assumptions t...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists Develop Peanut Resistant to Aflatoxin »
Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Mo., and their collaborators at the International Cro...

The PTNPA is "The Voice of America's Nut Industry"