On Jan. 23, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Presidential Memorandum Regarding Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement.
Did you know that 70% of consumers worldwide would choose chocolate with nuts over plain chocolate?
Looking for up-to-date facts, figures, history and all things almond? You’ll find it in the Almond Almanac, a year-end annual report that provides a comprehensive look at the California Almond industry.
Promising research is underway that could lead to more accurate ways to measure rancidity than the current practice of measuring peroxide values (PV) and free fatty acid levels (FFA).
Dave Phippen was announced as the 2016 Almond Achievement Award winner at the Almond Conference Gala Dinner held Dec. 8 in Sacramento. Currently a member of the Almond Board of Directors, he is also a member of both the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary.
Basic duties of the Almond Board of California (ABC) involve a handful of meetings a year and exchanges via phone and email. And for many Board members, it provides just the right amount of activity to feel involved and relevant, deepen friendships and broaden networks.
Almond Board of California (ABC) often facilitates opportunities for stakeholders to meet with industry members in an effort to initiate a dialogue on issues important to the California Almond industry.
The Almond Conference Gala Dinner on Dec. 8 will serve as the official graduation ceremony for 19 young industry professionals who have completed the year-long Almond Leadership Program, a service of Almond Board of California (ABC).
After another successful year of participants learning about and experiencing the California Almond industry up close, the 2016 Almond Leadership Program is about to end, which means applications for the 2017 program are now available.
With the FDA’s extension of compliance dates to specific provisions within the Produce Safety and Preventive Controls Rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), many growers, huller/shellers and handlers have breathed a collective sigh of relief.