Interested in learning more about almonds and discovering cutting-edge ways to utilize them in product development? Visit the Almond Board of California Berries and Cream Almonds (ABC) at booth #4013 during the IFT19 Annual Meeting + Food Expo, June 3-5, 2019 in New Orleans. Throughout the Expo, ABC will feature a variety of almond snack and beverage samples, the latest sustainability, consumer and nutrition research, and access to industry and culinary experts to answer all your almond questions.


Don’t miss Chef Rob Corliss of All Things Epicurean during live demonstrations at booth #4013 daily at noon. He will prepare, present, and sample inspirational almond-centric recipes and discuss unique ways to formulate with almonds in line with the latest flavor and ingredient trends.


Throughout the Expo, the ABC booth will feature an array of trend-forward samples, each featuring different almond forms and formulation techniques, to inspire unique flavors and textures for both sweet and savory applications. The following recipes will be featured throughout the Expo:

  • Almond Yuzu Poppy Seed Bar

This baked snack bar features three almond forms – almond protein powder, almond butter and sliced natural almonds – combined with yuzu, diced lemon Almond Yuzu Poppy Seed Bar peel and poppy seeds for a delicate citrus flavor.

  • Chewy Almond Power Cookie

The combination of almonds and chickpeas creates a quality plant-protein base for this modern snack or breakfast cookie, and dark chocolate chips and an almond butter drizzle add craveable texture.

  • Berries & Cream Almonds

Whole roasted almonds are coated in a combination of ground dried raspberries, white chocolate, puffed rice, chopped almonds and a dusting of almond flour.

  • Coco-Java Almond Butter

Combining creamy almond butter with cocoa powder, cacao nibs, espresso powder and coconut flakes creates a robust flavor profile suitable in snack applications or delicious as a standalone spread or dip.

  • Toasted Grains & Almond Beverage

Smooth and creamy unsweetened almond milk and toasted grains create a thick and creamy beverage base to blend myriad fruit flavors, like the dragon fruit and strawberry notes found in this all-day almond beverage.


California Almond Solution Sessions

ABC will once again host popular individual and small-group California Almond Solution Sessions, led by Chef Rob Corliss at the ABC booth. The Chef Rob Corliss personalized, 20-minute sessions will explore the versatility of almonds and answer any questions you may have to help inspire a pioneering approach to snacking.


Interested in learning more about the versatility of almonds or have product development questions? Visit the booth during the Expo or contact by May 27, 2019 to schedule an individual or small group session.


The 2019 California Almond Solution Session topics include:

  • Non-dairy beverages featuring almond milk
  • All-day snack formulations
  • Almond butter as a clean-label friendly binder, filling, or coating


Chef Rob will be prepared to talk through any of the above topics or customize a session for any specific R&D questions you may have.


Looking for more Almond-Inspiration! Be sure to visit ABC’s Recipe Center, which has a plethora of innovative, chef-developed recipes for inspiration.


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