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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