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On July 19 - 21 2021, we hosted a Supplier Suite at IFT First! Our ABC Supplier Suite showcased the latest almond global new products data, a look ahead to future opportunities with innovation, as well as access to a variety of resources – five new recipes and the 2020 Global New Product infographic .

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While we missed being together in-person, IFT FIRST attendees accessed a variety of resources in the ABC Supplier Suite, including:

  • An on-demand session, “Propelling Product Innovation from Mainstream to Next Level,” in which research chef Rob Corliss from All Things Epicurean and Director of Innovation Lu Ann Williams from Innova Market Insights dug deeper into the 2020 almond global new products data and looked ahead to future opportunities with product innovation.
  • ABC experts who answered questions about almond nutrition, sustainability and processing techniques
  • Downloadable collateral including our 2020 Global New Products infographic

Five future-forward almond formulations developed and showcased by Chef Rob, such as:

Maximizing Protein Content: Harissa Almond Apricot Bars

Uses for Different Almond Forms: Almond Milk Elderberry Boost Juice & All-Purpose Almond Umami Sauce

Almond Roasting Added Crunch: Veggie Almond Clusters

​​​​​All-Purpose Almond Umami Sauce

This creamy sauce, whose ingredients include almond butter, reishi mushroom powder, nutritional yeast, liquid aminos, and seasonings, has multiple functions and can be repurposed into a dip, dressing or even a mustard-type topping.

​​​​Almond Milk Elderberry Boost Juice:
​​​​Almond Milk Elderberry Boost Juice

This refreshing beverage blends together elderberry and raspberry flavors with unsweetened almond milk for a convenient boost of immunity-friendly antioxidants while on the go.

Garden Veggie Almond Snack Clusters:
Garden Veggie Almond Snack Clusters

These clusters combine roasted, flavored almonds in multiple forms alongside edamame and seasonings resulting in a premium flavor that pack a big crunch!

Harissa Apricot Almond Bars

The fruit and spice of the harissa apricot topping make the flavor of these chewy bars made with defatted almond flour really pop. The sliced and toasted almonds also give an added crunch to these delicious snack bars.  

​​​​​Vegan Almond Queso

Creamy almond butter, almond milk, cauliflower and roasted red bell pepper come together for a bold, plant-based queso that will be the perfect addition to an appetizer spread at a social event or for delightful, individual snacking with tortilla chips or vegetable crudité.

Visit ABC’s Recipe Center to discover a plethora of innovative, chef-developed recipes utilizing almonds for inspiration.

Learn more about almond’s natural benefits for health, texture and flavor.
Discover how almonds make their way from the tree to your table.
Explore how more global almond products are being introduced due to increased consumer demand.

Maximizing Protein Content: Harissa Almond Apricot Bars