Today, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2017. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to produce a crop, were reported at 1 million acres, which is up 6 percent from… Read more
This Earth Day, and every day, California almond farmers and processors practice a zero waste approach, ensuring everything grown in the orchard is put to good use. With support from the Almond Board of California, researchers are… Read more
UC Water News published an interview with Dr. Helen Dahlke, an associate professor at UC Davis and Almond Board-funded researcher, in which she discusses her research on the feasibility of recharging underground aquifers by flooding almond… Read more
Did you know that growing almonds is a good use of water? That’s right – new research published in the Journal of Ecological Indicators affirms that almonds rank among the most valuable foods grown in California in terms of the… Read more
Los Angeles is considered to have a health-focused and innovative food scene fueled by locally sourced ingredients. In February, Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted a food trends tour of the City of Angels to check out some of the most… Read more
Did you know that almond trees grow multiple products? In addition to the kernel that we eat, almond trees also produce coproducts – the hulls and shells that protect the nut during its development.
These almond coproducts have been… Read more
For nearly 30 years the California Almond community has been committed to making significant strides in sustainability1 through production improvements and adoption of more efficient technologies. In fact, one pound of almonds is now grown… Read more
Got almond milk? In 2017, many Americans did have some, with the category growing to be the second largest almond volume category, according to retail estimates. With this opportunity, the Almond Board launched new communications… Read more
This World Water Day, and every day, we celebrate California Almond farmers’ commitment to sustainable water solutions. These solutions can be found all around us in nature, as highlighted by this year's World Water Day theme, “Nature for… Read more
During almond bloom each year, bees move from tree to tree and pollinate almond blossoms along the way. Every almond you eat exists because a honey bee pollinated an almond blossom.
Watch how almonds depend on bees - and how bees depend… Read more