Almond Essentials Podcast Series
The Almond Board of California (ABC) has launched their new podcast series, Almond Essentials, in partnership with Prepared Foods.
Each episode in this three-part series will explore the latest research from ABC, sustainable farming practices and almond recipe inspiration. Key themes will include:
What attributes and qualities make almonds an ideal ingredient, a longstanding consumer favorite and the #1 nut in new product development globally?
How do growers ensure the almond crop is grown safely and sustainably?
What almond recipe concepts can people anticipate at IFT20 Annual Meeting + Food Expo?
Stay tuned as the brief 7-10 minute episodes become available throughout the year.
Episode 1: The Crunch Consumers Crave
With more forms than any other tree nut, almonds offer endless application techniques to achieve various textures and flavors in product development. To kick off Almond Essentials, Harbinder Maan, Associate Director, Trade Marketing & Stewardship, shares the latest consumer research, trends and insights, highlighting what’s on the horizon for the almond industry.
Episode 2: Sustainability in a Nut Shell (Coming March 23)
The almond community works to continuously improve resource management, always keeping the environment and future generations in mind. Learn about the best almond-growing sustainability practices and considerations at play— in the orchard and beyond— directly from a California almond farmer.
Episode 3: Road to IFT (Coming May 18)
At IFT Annual Meeting + Food Expo, the Almond Board of California showcases an array of trend-forward snack and beverage samples each year, featuring different almond forms to highlight unique ways to formulate with almonds. Preview the recipe concepts developed for IFT20 by Chef Rob Corliss of All Things Epicurean, who will highlight key trends informing and inspiring his recipe ideation.