All posts tagged "Almond"

  • Asia
    China’s nation-wide poverty-alleviation program may benefit tree nut growers

    China’s exports of walnuts are estimated to drop in MY 2018/19 as result of reduced domestic production. China has been a historical export supplier of walnuts over the last century. Over the past decade or so, China has nearly faded out as a supplier to the world market due to strong domestic...

  • Almonds
    China’s almond production unchanged from the previous year

    China’s almond production (shelled basis) is forecast at 43,000 MT in MY 2018/19 (August-July), unchanged from the...

  • Featured
    Can Native Bees Help Pollinate Almonds?

    While honey bees have always been the star of the show for almond pollination, we know other pollinators play important roles in our food supply. So as we continue celebrating National Pollinator Week, we’re highlighting a native bee may someday join in pollinating almonds. Early research suggests that integrating the blue orchard bees...

  • Processing
    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming?

    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming? About 10 years ago the salmonella outbreak in Canada was traced back to raw almonds. Over the following years, a few more outbreaks were caused by these nuts grown in California. Infected produce came from different growers and no measures taken after finding the source of...

  • Featured
    Replacing bees for almond pollination

    Almonds are the second-largest crop in California’s agriculture sector, worth $21 billion a year and growing, and growers are hopelessly reliant on managed honeybees — almost three quarters of the country’s commercial colonies, Embry says, work these groves at some point. Natural alternatives are slim, she explains, because only three bee species...

  • Featured
    Up to 20% damage in almond orchards

    A cold snap in the heart of California’s agriculture industry could be devastating to the almond crop and ultimately lead to higher prices. It follows three-straight nights of bitter-cold temperatures this week in the San Joaquin Valley — the hub of almond production — where temperatures sank to the low-20s overnight starting...

  • Featured
    The next frontier for dried fruit: India.

    It’s not only almonds at the almond conference. Many growers and traders from other industries attend the show to learn about consumption trends – and meet potential clients. Jaswant Bains, owner of Sacramento Packing and Valley View Foods, a prune and walnut grower claims that the California prune industry should do more...

  • Featured
    A lot of almonds are looking for consumers

    The California Almond Industry continues to impress as a science-driven high-performance industry with growing output and a remarkable level of smart technology While we see record harvests every year the pressure on the almond board to stimulate sufficient consumption all over the world is growing Water also remains an issue for the...

  • Almonds
    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...

  • Featured
    Almond Board of California Celebrates 10 Years of Breakthroughs in Almond Quality and Food Safety

    MODESTO, Calif. – (Nov. 15, 2017) – A groundbreaking mandatory pasteurization program created by Almond Board of...

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