The California Almond industry became only the third U.S. commodity to qualify for Pre-Export Checks (PEC) when the EU voted to recognize the PEC program for California Almonds in April 2014.
Water and its efficient use in almonds topped discussion at the 11th annual Almond Board Environmental Stewardship Tour on May 8 in Firebaugh.
When stockpiling almonds becomes necessary before processing, care must be taken to protect the harvest from various sources of contamination, such as vertebrate pests, insects and bacteria.
Online registration for The Almond Conference, the premier event dedicated entirely to almonds, is now available at
This year’s Almond Quality and Food Safety Symposium began with a new twist to the program; the first talk of the day was given by Richard Waycott, president and CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC).
The Almond Board’s Carissa Sauer urges almond growers and processors to access a wealth of information about almonds and water to share with friends, neighbors and the community in this Almond Update.
The 2015 California Almond crop has been projected at 1.85 billion meat pounds, down 1% from last year.
As the school year winds down, more than ever, elementary school teachers are looking for educational and fun resources for their classrooms.
The 17th annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium, to be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Modesto on June 4, will help you be better prepared for new requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) proposed rules, which are expected to become final in August.
Balanced stories about California Almonds and the drought now appear more consistently in news coverage. The Almond Board of California (ABC) continues to see negative views and misinformation daily, but the influence and reach of the balanced publications is now approximately matching that of the negative.