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Diamond of California(R) Full Line of Walnuts Now Non-GMO Project Verified

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Already recognized for its rich heritage of producing high quality culinary nuts, Diamond of California® has obtained Non-GMO Project Verification for its full line of walnut products. The brand's walnut products that are now Non-GMO Project Verified include in-shell and shelled walnut varieties; shelled walnut products include the following chop types: whole, halved, chopped, finely diced and chips.

"For more than one hundred years, Diamond of California has strived to bring the highest quality walnuts to baking aisles across America," said Jennifer Bauer, VP of Marketing at Diamond Foods. "As Non-GMO Project Verification becomes increasingly important to our customers, it became the obvious next step in this longstanding tradition."

Diamond of California is proud of working with family-owned walnut growers for more than a century to supply consumers with California-grown walnuts.

The most up-to-date list of Non-GMO Project Verified items can be found at http://www.nongmoproject.org/find-non-gmo/search-participating-products/search/?brandId=8564.

To celebrate its Non-GMO Project Verification, Diamond of California has been actively involved in this year's Non-GMO Month activities—including a giveaway, sharing branded recipes and more.

About Diamond of California®

For more than 100 years Diamond of California has taken immense pride in offering fresh, high-quality and great-tasting nuts that make good food even better. Diamond offers 10 nut varieties including walnuts, almonds and pecans in forms ranging from in-shell to diced. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Diamond is close to the heartland of California, where many of its walnut growers' orchards lie. www.diamondnuts.com

CONTACT: Media Contact: Sara Stewart, Maxwell PR (503) 231-3086 / sara@maxwellpr.com

Source:Diamond Foods, Inc.