October 22, 2020, NEW YORK – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has been selected by California Walnut Board & Commission to enhance the communications programs and platforms serving its grower and handler community.
H+K will be responsible for managing California Walnuts’ grower and handler communications, drawing on the agency’s deep expertise in agriculture, content and publishing, government and public affairs and earned and social media alongside H+K’s in-house creative team, the Studio.
The California Walnut Board (CWB) and California Walnut Commission (CWC), which supports the industry to help build sustainable growth domestically and internationally. The CWB and CWC represent the California walnut industry, which is made up of nearly 100 handlers and over 4,500 growers. California walnuts are more than 99 percent of U.S. production of English walnuts and two-thirds of the world trade.
About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. H+K has over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network, delivering award winning campaigns to clients across all sectors and disciplines and with a focus on continued innovation for the industry. Recent innovations include Flight School +, a crisis communications training and simulation tool, Better Impact™, a new approach to citizenship and sustainability consultancy, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioral science unit. Headquartered in New York, the firm is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.