Bees and Almonds: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership

It’s the most beautiful time of year in California’s almond orchards! Almond tree buds are bursting into light pink and white blooms, and honey bees are foraging for pollen and nectar in the orchards. As the bees move from tree to tree,… Read more

Almond Day is a Great Day to Share Your Love of Almonds

We love almonds every day, but today is a special celebration of all the goodness wrapped up in a satisfying handful of our favorite snack. February 16 is National Almond Day and it falls within National Heart Month, a great reminder that… Read more

New Study Explores Almonds as an Option for Breakfast-Skippers

Research has shown that 20% to 43% of college freshmen report skipping breakfast, by far the most frequently skipped meal among this group.1 2 3 4 That’s an unfortunate statistic, because daily breakfast consumption among US adults may… Read more

Committed to Continuous Improvement: Announcing the Almond Orchard 2025 Goals

The California almond community is a collection of family-run farms dedicated to growing good and making life better through innovation and responsible production of a healthy food accessible to people around the world. California is… Read more

Looking Towards the Future at the 46th Annual Almond Conference

More than 3,900 almond farmers, processors and community members met in Sacramento, California earlier this month for the 46th annual Almond Conference. Planned and hosted by the Almond Board of California (ABC), this year’s event had… Read more

Spotlight on Weird and Wonderful Almond Coproduct Research

Did you know almond trees grow four products? In addition to the kernel that we eat, almond coproducts include the almond hull, which is used to feed livestock, and the shells, which are used as livestock bedding. Even the trees are… Read more

The Almond Board Wishes You a Happy Holiday!

Did you know the Almond Board has a presence in 11 different countries? It’s true! You can find us wrapping up another successful year in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Japan, China and India. The… Read more

Almond Board Makes $6.8 Million Investment to Support the Almond Community’s Commitment to Continuous Improvement

To kick off its 46th annual Almond Conference, the Almond Board of California (ABC) announced a $6.8 million investment in 75 independent research projects supporting next-generation farming practices. These projects and the… Read more

Farmers are Doing the Mummy Shake to Prepare for Next Year’s Almond Crop

Halloween may be long gone, but mummies could be lurking in almond orchards – mummy nuts, that is! Mummy nuts are what almond farmers call the nuts that remain on the trees after harvest. The normally fuzzy, green outer hull darkens and… Read more

California Almond Community Raises Nearly $15,000 for California FFA Foundation

As harvest wrapped up this year, the California Almond Leadership program held its inaugural golf tournament fundraiser. Eighty-eight growers, handlers, and almond community members from throughout the Central Valley assembled at Dragonfly… Read more