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: December 2016

“Happy Holidays!” from the Almond Board and the Future of our Industry

What do you get when you talk to the future of the almond community about topics like bees, almond nutrition, and the correct pronunciation of the word “almond” (or is it “ammond”)? You get the cutest holiday video around! A big “thank you” to the families that make up a majority of the California Almond community and... Read more »

Using Everything the Orchard Grows: Our Commitment to Zero Waste

Did you know that in addition to the almond kernels we love to eat, almond trees also grow “coproducts”? This includes hulls and shells that protect the nut during its development, as well as the woody biomass of the tree itself. The California almond community has always taken responsibility for these coproducts,... Read more »

The Skinny on Almond Calories

Recent research from scientists at the US Department of Agriculture, funded by the Almond Board of California, shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought—and that the number of calories is largely dependent upon the form of almonds. In whole unroasted almonds, 25% fewer calories... Read more »

The California Almond Community Partners for the Future

The success of the California Almond community relies upon many people in many different roles. From almond farmers and processors, to equipment manufacturers and environmentalists, all contribute to a sustainable future for California Almonds. Working in partnerships fuels the industry to move forward. During the... Read more »

Class Is In for California Almond Growers

No matter the industry, efficiency is a top priority. Within the almond industry, almond growers and processors are always looking for the best and most efficient use of time, natural resources and other inputs to get the greatest output. To stay up to date on the latest almond farming practices that improve... Read more »

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