Mark's Corner Archives - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

This is a unique year for Blue Diamond, where business as usual is dramatically changing. We are continuously finding new ways to navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 health crisis. […]

October 07, 2020
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We can agree that this has been an extraordinary year. I know the challenges and uncertainty presented by this COVID-19 health crisis have been far reaching in both the personal […]

August 14, 2020
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Adversity often brings out the true character of a business or individual and the compassion, agility and resilience displayed throughout our organization these last several months has been both inspiring […]

June 04, 2020
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A message from Mark Jansen, President and CEO, Blue Diamond Growers Many say the coronavirus COVID-19 could be the greatest challenge for this generation. While daily there are new challenges […]

March 30, 2020
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Happy New Year! It is the beginning of a new decade and continued optimism for Blue Diamond Growers. In 2020, we also celebrate the co-op’s 110th anniversary. It all started […]

January 23, 2020
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I loved to compete and win. I never wanted the other guy to do badly; I just wanted to do a little better than he did. T. Boone Pickens T. […]

October 08, 2019
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CEO Magazine recently gave me the opportunity to share the Blue Diamond Growers success story. This interview highlights Blue Diamond’s determination to grow our business through innovation, branding, and market […]

August 29, 2019
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As members of this cooperative, our grower-owners know what it means to work together towards a common goal – our mission of maximizing returns for growers who entrust their almonds […]

August 09, 2019
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Never have I ever been more proud of our Blue Diamond team members. The response to last month’s fire at the Sacramento manufacturing facility shows a commitment to teamwork that […]

June 10, 2019
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing. Abraham Lincoln I continue to be impressed by the perseverance of farmers. […]

April 01, 2019
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