Mark's Corner Archives - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

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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June 4, 2013 From the Desk of  Mark Jansen:           One year ago, NASS released its May subjective estimate of 2-billion pounds for the 2012 crop…

June 04, 2013
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The almond industry has enjoyed strong volume growth for the past two years with steady increases in price — an enviable position for any industry.  Prices over the two year…

January 15, 2013
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November 15, 2012 Yesterday I had an opportunity to speak to more than 1,000 members of the Blue Diamond Almond Growers Cooperative at our 102nd annual  meeting in Modesto. This…

November 15, 2012
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