Almond Industry Trends

Northern California Almond Orchard

The NASS Objective Estimate for the California almond crop was issued yesterday, projecting a 2015 crop of 1.8 billion pounds. Based on 890,000 bearing acres (up 2.3 percent from last […]

July 02, 2015
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Last week, growers in each of Blue Diamond’s 9 districts shared with me their outlook on their crop. After these visits, I was predicting a crop in the trees of […]

May 05, 2015
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Did you know that the 184 million lbs. of California almonds shipped in November is the fifth largest monthly shipment total in the history of the California industry? It’s simply […]

December 10, 2012
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In the world of confections, the marriage of chocolate and almonds is a near perfect union. A recent global survey reports that almonds are listed by consumers as a top […]

June 04, 2012
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Consumers are snacking more and their love for almonds remains strong. Technomic, a leading fact-based consulting and research firm serving the food industry, recently noted, “consumers are snacking at least […]

April 05, 2012
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