Fisher Nuts announced that the American Heart Association has certified nine of its products as heart-healthy. After completing the certification process, the Heart-Check mark will be appearing on select packages of Fisher Nuts Pecans, Walnuts and Almonds signifying that the products meet the American Heart Association’s requirements to be certified as a heart-healthy food.
The Heart-Check Food Certification Program, which began in 1995, is one of the longest running established food certification programs. The American Heart Association has a goal of improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent in the year 2020 through an emphasis on healthy eating and regular physical activity. The Heart-Check mark identifies for shoppers foods that can be the building blocks to a heart-healthy diet.
“This American Heart Association Heart-Check certification gives our consumers the confidence that they can make a heart-healthy choice by adding Fisher Nuts to any meal or recipe,” said Howard Brandeisky, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Customer Solutions. “We’re honored to be affiliated with such a long-standing, respected organization like the American Heart Association that raises awareness about the importance of heart health.”