Economic Impacts:

The University of California Agriculltural Issues Center (AIC) published a report in 2014 on the economic impacts of the California Almond industry, noting that the almond industry supports the economic well-being of California.  The report notes that almonds contribute:

  • 100,000 jobs to California employment opportunity, 97,000 of which are in the Central Valley
  • $21.5 billion of industry output to California economic activity, including purchases from supporting industries
  • $11 billion of value added to the California Gross State Product

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