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Almond Facts

Get the latest news affecting Blue Diamond and the almond industry with Almond Facts magazine. Almond Facts is published bi-monthly as a service to Blue Diamond’s grower-owners and now everything is available online, too!

Almond Facts, March-April 2021

This issue of Almond Facts highlights the wrap-up of the 2021 Almond Bloom, new product announcements and an introduction to the newest regional manager.

What's Inside

  • President's Corner
    As we wrap up the 2021 Almond Bloom, President and CEO Mark Jansen discusses the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel and how the co-op continues to market last year’s record crop while adding value through innovation. Read Story
  • Meet Your Newest Regional Manager, Meggie Gilbert
    Meet the Newest Regional Manager: Meggie Gilbert
    Meggie Gilbert joined Blue Diamond at the beginning of March and will support growers in Fresno and Kings counties. Get to know Meggie and learn more about her extensive industry experience and legacy with Blue Diamond. Read Story
  • Blue Diamond® Turns Up the Heat with Its New Line of XTREMES™ Almonds
    Blue Diamond Product Innovation Takes Center Stage
    The Innovation and R&D team at Blue Diamond is always looking for new flavors and new uses of almonds to maximize returns to growers. Learn more about three spicy new flavors of XTREMES™ snack almonds and a new Almond Breeze™ Almond Cooking Cream that recently rolled out in Brazil. Read Story
  • Want Better Yields? Get Personal with Your Trees
    Getting Personal with Your Trees
    Sebastian Saa, associate director of Agricultural Research at the Almond Board of California (ABC), says managing orchards is a bit like marriage: It’s a long-term relationship & care and attention to detail can pay benefits year after year. Read Story