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Why Almonds

The sweet crunch of the almond is enough, but there's so much more.

Almonds are the perfect healthy snack. They come from sustainable2 and innovative family farms. They have tons of health benefits and are a flavorful and indispensable ingredient in apps, entrées, sides, and desserts.

Growing Good: Sustainability and Community
Our commitment to sustainability.2

The Almond Board of California supports sustainability in all its forms - from water usage and waste reduction to bee health.

Health & Nutrition
Almonds for a healthy lifestyle.

Almonds are great for your health, super nutritious, and can keep you looking good. We've done our research to show you why.

Snacking
Own your snacktime with almonds.

Nothing beats a handful of delicious and nutritious almonds for energy and great taste.

Recipes & Trends
Master your almond creativity.

Almonds make for a mighty ingredient in meals and snacks, both in restaurants and at home.

Almond Lifecycle
Tracing the almond's journey.

Grown in California's ideal Mediterranean climate, almonds have many stages in the journey from orchard to table. Explore every part of the almond lifecycle - from the bloom to snack time.

History & Global Usage
Explore almond history and culture.

Almonds through the ages, and in the context of the different cultures that eat them.

Almond Tin
The perfect portion.

Just 23. That's about how many almonds you can count on for the perfect one-ounce (28g) portion. We made a tin that fits approximately 23 almonds, so you always have the perfect serving wherever you go.

1. Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, such as almonds, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. One serving of almonds (28 grams) has 13 grams of unsaturated fat and only 1 gram of saturated fat.

2. Sustainable almond farming utilizes production practices that are economically viable and are based upon scientific research, common sense and a respect for the environment, neighbors and employees.