Mark's Corner Archives - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

There is a sense of purpose in being part of a cooperative. For Blue Diamond Growers, our mission – our purpose – is a noble one. We are here to […]

June 01, 2017
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History has shown the resilience of our growers, our trees, and the almond itself. Orchards have endured periods of drought and disease and very recently found themselves literally under water. […]

March 30, 2017
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Blue Diamond continues to develop innovative marketing and this Sunday, February 12, for Music’s Biggest Night, you will want to get together to see our latest “performance” during the 55th […]

February 09, 2017
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With the recent California rains, many will forget the challenges of the historic drought.  Almond growers will never forget the negative publicity on the water use of our industry.  We […]

January 12, 2017
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“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” – Abraham Lincoln It’s that time of year again when people all over the […]

February 01, 2016
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For Blue Diamond, business as usual is dramatically changing. We are dedicated to value-added almond product development, business expansions to meet demand and leading grower returns. With several years of success, […]

October 14, 2015
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“As the leader of the West and as a country that has become great and rich because of economic freedom, America must be an unrelenting advocate of free trade.” –Ronald Reagan  With the […]

July 31, 2015
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The headlines have been unavoidable. Almonds have been painted as our state’s “thirstiest” crop but what these stories lack is context. Blue Diamond’s management team has been collaborating with industry experts […]

May 18, 2015
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As state agencies continue to interpret their role in the fight to conserve California’s water supply, I am thankful that leaders such as Governor Brown and CDFA Secretary Karen Ross […]

April 28, 2015
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Yesterday the Los Angeles Times reported a strong story sharing the perspective of almond growers. Here is an excerpt from the story that I wanted to share: Almonds, the demons […]

April 17, 2015
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