Mark's Corner Archives - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

On June 30, NASS released their Objective Estimate of 2.1 billion pounds.  It would make the coming crop a new record, although only 5% higher than current crop.  The industry…

July 18, 2014
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        The supply of almonds has not meaningfully grown since the 2010 crop.  Acreage has grown at 2-3%, but yields per acre have not matched the high…

June 12, 2014
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Yesterday, the Sacramento Bee published a story on the California Almond Growers continued struggle to find ample water for their crops. A link to the full story follows. Sacramento Bee…

May 12, 2014
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Here are some great ideas for using Almond Breeze in smoothies from today’s Sacramento Bee. Celebrity dietician Ashley Koff developed several new recipes, including a nutrient-packed Berry Smoothie using Blue Diamond’s Almond…

March 12, 2014
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At Blue Diamond, we make it a point to support the community in which we thrive. This year Blue Diamond Almonds is the title sponsor of the Shamrock’N Half Marathon…

March 10, 2014
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I am honored to be the keynote speaker at Concordia University’s 11th Annual Faith & Business Forum. For information on the forum click here. ☛ Concordia University’s 11th Annual Faith &…

February 20, 2014
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By tree nut pricing standards, almonds are still cheap! Almond prices have increased more than any tree nut, but as the best tasting, most nutritious and versatile nut, almonds are…

February 01, 2014
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January 22, 2014 There are often events in our lives that cause us to take a step back and think how lucky we are to live in the USA. Today…

January 23, 2014
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One of the favorite items in my office is a painting given to me by my former employees at The Schwan Food Company.  They signed their names on the back…

September 19, 2013
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Our work at Blue Diamond Growers offers me the opportunity to form real partnerships with our growers and customers – partnerships that are personal and sincere. Quite often I am…

June 07, 2013
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