RF Biocidics’ Chemical-Free Treatment Process Receives Greenlight from Almond Board of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RF Biocidics’ state-of-the-art food safety equipment has been validated by the Almond Board of California Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP). The decision confirms third-party test results that show RF Biocidics’ chemical-free process in use at Madera-based Ready Roast Nut Company effectively eliminates pathogens like Salmonella from almonds, making them safe to eat. “We are proud to be a...

New INC map shows: Global trade of tree nuts in 2013 increased by 36% over 2012.

BARCELONA, August 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The map's 2nd edition, which includes data by income levels, brings together over a decade of in-depth research and analysis The map is a unique tool in the industry and aims at supporting informed market research and trend analysis Following the release of the 2014-2015 Global Statistical Review, the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC)...

The big potential for almond exports from Pakistan

PESHAWAR (APP): The economy of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is largely dependent on dry fruits and agriculture as the area is famous for its almonds, apricots, cherries and other dry fruits all over the world . Almond is the most popular fruit of Gilgit Baltistan. Its many varieties are grown in all districts of GB. Each type has its own specific characteristics. As...

The Clipper new edition is shipping, ready for ANUGA 2015

Among the topics: Editorial: Nature fights back - the girls are gone Anuga Organic - Fresh, organic and healthy Healthy development in the global organic market - New management, new focus 14 Iran: Excellent prospects for dried fruit exports 17 Iran: The scientific validation of the production protocol 21 Italy: A passion for chocolate Worldwide known breakfast treat 31 USA: Respectable performance for almonds –walnut crop...

Select Harvests Limited: Shares and output booming

The stars are aligning perfectly for Select Harvests Limited (ASX: SHV) with the stock topping the S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) leaderboardas it surged to an eight-year high on the back of a trading update. Shares in Select Harvests rallied 9.6% to $12.28 after the almond grower upgraded both its volume and price estimates for its crop in the...

High salinity water another problem for California Almonds

This weeks 'Valley Edition' of Valley Public Radio takes an interesting look at the mounting problems of the Almond Industry in California - and a look at the Fresno Food Expo. California Almonds face risks though water salinity. Listen here.    

California Almonds strike back

I recently heard a spot on KQED, San Francisco's NPR affiliate radio station, that caught my attention. "Support for KQED comes from the Almond Board of California. The water needs of almond trees are not unique among trees, and almond growers are committed to innovation and water efficiency. More at almondsustainability.org," read a radio host.The defensive tone might be...

California Almonds contribute little to carbon emissions, study finds

Almonds, vilified during the current drought for being one of California’s thirstier crops, have a surprisingly small carbon footprint compared to other nutrient-rich crops, reports a team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. The findings are important for evaluating the environmental impact of California-grown almonds, which make up 80 percent of the...

Almond butter market forecast available

This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. Global Raw Almond Butter Market Research Report 2017 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making.  It provides information on trends and developments, and focuses on...

Select Harvests more optimistic about 2018

Almond grower Select Harvests is facing more subdued almond prices but an accretive new orchard and improved yields suggest FY18 should be positive. -Global almond prices have stabilised and management expects 2017 prices of $7.50-8.00/kg -Investor confidence negatively affected by potential oversupply in the US -Gearing stepping up, although there is room as cash is being generated Almond grower Select Harvests ((SHV)) is...
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