Almond Facts, January-February 2023

This issue of Almond Facts welcomes Blue Diamond’s new president and CEO, Kai Bockmann, highlights Blue Diamond’s award-winning Rose Parade float, and celebrates the come-back of fan-favorite Chilé ‘N Lime flavored almonds!

What's Inside

  • Mark Jansen portrait
    A New Chapter in Our Co-Op Legacy
    Mark looks back on his amazing 12-year tenure with Blue Diamond. He says Blue Diamond will always have a special status because of its unique purpose as a co-op and because so many of our 3,000 farm family owners have become friends. Read Story
  • Kai Bockmann headshot
    Blue Diamond Selects Kai Bockmann as Next Chief Executive Officer
    Kai Bockmann joined the agricultural cooperative and global consumer packaged goods (CPG) leader as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on January 16, 2023. Bockmann succeeds Mark Jansen who announced his plans to step down after a very successful 12-year tenure as CEO. Read Story
  • Blue Diamond Celebrates Almonds & Bees in Fifth Annual Rose Parade® Float
    For the fifth year in a row, Blue Diamond ’s float dazzled the streets of Pasadena and honored the people and pollinators that make Blue Diamond almond products possible. The float even won the Fantasy Award trophy! Read Story
  • Announcing the Return of Chilé ‘N Lime Flavored Almonds
    Blue Diamond is proud to announce that we heard your requests to bring back Chilé ‘n Lime! For a limited time, the 6-ounce cans of this zesty favorite can be found at your local retailer and Blue Diamond Nut & Gift Shops. Read Story

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