Employee Q&A: Danielle Veenstra of our Sustainable Farming Communications Team

In our new ABC Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at the Almond Board of California. We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at the Almond Board, exploring topics from research… 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

Researcher Works to Mimic Nature with Tree Recycling

Almond Board of California is celebrating its community by running occasional features on farmers, processors, and others who support the industry, highlighting their commitment to sustainability.1 As equipment rumbled, a group of… Read more

From the Orchard: Making Every Drop Count

For many almond farmers, a regular orchard task is irrigation system maintenance. That’s a fancy way of saying that, just like you might keep an eye on your backyard sprinklers to ensure they’re working well, almond farmers closely monitor… Read more

Almond Board-Funded Research: Simple Swap-In of Almonds Can Add Up to Big Nutrition

Did you know that 92 percent of Americans snack sometime throughout the day,1 and, often, more than once? So when you think about it, your snacking choices can be key to making or breaking an eating pattern. A recent study2 funded by the… Read more

Family Matters: How Research and Hard Work Brought this Family Farm into the 21st Century

Almond Board of California is celebrating its community by running occasional features on farmers, processors, and others who support the industry, highlighting their commitment to sustainability.1 It was 1919 when Matt Visser’s great-… Read more

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Bob Curtis Talks Commitment to Bee Health

Bob Curtis, director of agricultural affairs for the Almond Board of California (ABC), was on Food Navigator USA’s Soup-To-Nuts podcast with Elizabeth Crawford to discuss honey bee health and the precautions the California Almond community… Read more

California FFA Honors Almond Community’s $47,000 Contribution to Students Interested in Ag

On April 23, the California Almond community was honored by the California State FFA for an ongoing commitment to the future of farming. Almond Board of California (ABC), and specifically the Almond Leadership Program, has played an… Read more

California Almond Orchards: Growing More Than Just a Delicious Nut

Today the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2016. Bearing acres – that is orchards old enough to produce a crop – were reported at 940,000 acres, up 2 percent… Read more

Crunching on the Safe Side

California Almond farmers grow virtually 100% of the United States’ (US) supply of almonds, making the U.S. the single largest market for almonds grown in California. We take great pride in providing a wholesome and safe food for consumers… Read more