Blog Category: Events

Celebrate Your Favorite Heart-Smart Nut on Almond Day!

Happy Almond Day! Almond Day is celebrated annually on February 16, in conjunction with Heart Health Month, because almonds and heart health go hand in hand. In fact, scientific evidence suggests that eating 1.5 ounces of most nuts, such… Read more

KIND CEO Advocates for Honesty, Transparency in the Food System at 2017 Almond Conference

In December, the California Almond community gathered in Sacramento for the annual Almond Conference where hot topics in the industry were discussed. From bee health to marketing programs, sessions armed almond farmers and processors… Read more

Almond Board’s Sustainability Program Showcased at 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit

Almond Board of California’s (ABC) development and implementation of the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) was highlighted at the third annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit in November. At a session titled “Gaining Ground… Read more

Leadership Class Brings California Almond Art to Children’s Hospital

Almond orchards are beautifully active: bees zip through blooms in February, fuzzy green hulls emerge in late spring, sunsets beam through branches during harvest and trees hibernate in winter’s chill. Yet, the activity in almond orchards… Read more

Sneak Preview: The 45th Annual Almond Conference

Almond Board of California’s annual Almond Conference is just around the corner! With pre-registration numbers at record highs, almond farmers and processors will be spending the next few days pondering which of the more than 50 sessions… Read more

What does #HeartWalking mean to Almond Board of California?

It means assembling The A Team – 10 staff members, four furry friends and one stylish 15-month-old – to accomplish one goal: raise awareness and funds for victims and survivors of cardiovascular disease and stroke. On Sept. 16, Almond… Read more

Food Quality and Safety Symposium Helps Ensure Almond Lovers Enjoy a High-Quality Nut

Last month Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted its 19th Annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium. Events like this are important because they help the California Almond community deliver the high quality almonds that consumers love.… Read more

Almond Board Shares the Journey of Almonds from Orchard to Table at Annual ‘Ag in the Classroom’ Conference

The fact that almonds grow on trees is knowledge our community often takes for granted. In fact, many students in California don’t actually realize almonds grow on trees. Additionally, some are unaware of the abundance of agricultural… Read more

Almond Board CEO at Forbes AgTech to Collaborate for Continued Innovation

In late June, Almond Board of California (ABC) President and CEO Richard Waycott attended the Forbes AgTech Summit. At the summit, leaders in agriculture and technology came together to discuss opportunities and challenges at the nexus of… Read more

California Almonds in the Colorado Rockies: Food Trends Tour

Recently, the Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted a group of foodservice and food industry trade media for a culinary tour to highlight innovative uses of almonds by local foodservice and product development professionals. Over the… Read more