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Growing Good, Food Inspiration
Newly Approved Almond Pasteurizing System Uses Electromagnets to Attack Pathogens

Above all, the Almond Board of California (ABC) is committed to providing consumers with almonds that are both delicious and safe to eat. The ABC Food Safety Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP) recently approved a new tool to its arsenal of systems used to pasteurize almonds while maintaining their nutritional value and raw characteristics. The California almond industry voluntarily took...

Growing Good
Magazine Profiles the Almond Industry's Scope And Commitment to Food Safety

The origins of California’s agricultural boom harken back to the 1850s, during the Gold Rush. And now, our state is the nation’s leading agricultural and food manufacturing powerhouse, and it sets the “gold” standard for food quality and safety. In its recent article “California’s Abundant Agricultural Commodities Stay Gold,” Food Safety and Quality Magazine quotes two leading university researchers in...

Health & Wellness
New Summary of Research Findings Supports Almonds’ Role in Heart Health

Let the cholesterol education efforts begin! September kicks off National Cholesterol Education Month, a time dedicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to encourage Americans to get their blood cholesterol checked and to take steps to lower it if it is high. Numerous studies have shown the delicious benefit almonds may provide in helping Americans maintain healthy blood...

Growing Good
Almond Rows Alive With the Sound of Harvest

Harvest melodies are once again flowing through the Central Valley. First comes the pitter-patter of almonds being shaken to the ground, then the low rumble as sweepers assemble the nuts in tidy rows down the orchard aisles, and finally with the pick-up machine’s mechanical hum as it lifts almonds off the ground. With nearly 900,000 mature and productive acres of...

Growing Good
Almond Board Explores Alternative Uses of Almond Byproducts

As you may know, the almond is made up of three parts; the hull, the shell, and the kernel. Californian almond growers use all three parts of the almond as a part of their ongoing commitment to sustainability. In addition to the kernel we eat, hulls are sold as livestock feed, which reduces the amount of water used to grow...

Events, Growing Good
Making the Rounds in D.C.

Educating federal agencies, legislators and staff members about the complexities of issues affecting the California almond industry was the focus of a June trip to Washington D.C. by a delegation of Almond Board of California staff and almond industry members. Almond production and market development issues topped the list of topics covered. The group included Martin Pohl with Hughson Nut...