Health Research Update

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The NPRC’s health research program is investigating the potentially beneficial effects of raspberries across many different health-related conditions. In 2016, the NPRC’s health research program will fund a variety of studies focusing on various areas of research. The following represents a complete breakdown of the budget allocation, categories, and researchers we will be working with.

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Health Professional Outreach Update

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Processed Raspberries in the Limelight at SCAN Symposium

 

For the past several years, the NPRC has sponsored the Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN) dietetic practice group, the largest dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. SCAN members are dietitians with nutrition expertise in the areas of sports, wellness, and the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, influencing the food decisions of many consumers. View more…

Council Adopts 2016 Fiscal Year Program and Budget

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This past May, the Council met at Semiahmoo Resort to consider programs and budgets for the fiscal year beginning October 1. Fulfilling the mission of the Council to pursue nutrition research and health marketing, 55% of the projected funds available next year were approved for either research or marketing while maintaining a 30% reserve. The remaining 15% is used for administrative expenses including USDA oversight.

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Message from the Executive Director

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What is the distribution of processed raspberries to retail, foodservice, and food manufacturing channels?

Acquiring and tracking this information establishes a benchmark for calculating change in usage over time as a measurement of program effectiveness and ensures that marketing programs are properly focused, both on existing channel movement and future opportunities as identified through market research.

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