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The Latest Almond Industry News & Reports

As the almond industry leader, Blue Diamond has deep expertise in all aspects of farming, innovation, product development and applications, trends, innovation, food safety and thought leadership. We gladly share that expertise with our growers, customers, and industry partners in order to promote the delicious and nutritious benefits of Blue Diamond’s almonds.

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Shift to More Unsettled Weather Pattern Across Northern California……..

“Shift to more unsettled weather pattern across Northern California, but no major rain events on the horizon,” says Daniel Swain of  The following excerpts… [Read More]

October 15th, 2014
The Drought Monitor continues to depict “exceptional” drought in California. (UNL/NOAA/USDA)

California’s Drought Very Unlikely to Improve……

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent post by Daniel Swain from  To view the article in its… [Read More]

September 3rd, 2014

An overview of California’s ongoing and extraordinary drought: a tale of exceptional dryness and record warmth

The following article first appeared on To visit the site click here. by Daniel Swain on July 20, 2014 Droughts historically have a… [Read More]

August 5th, 2014

“Survey data show more American consumers considering healthfulness when purchasing foods and beverages.” – Insights from Prepared Foods Magazine

July 23, 2014 “During the past two years, more American consumers considered healthfulness when purchasing their foods and beverages. That’s just one of several new… [Read More]

July 30th, 2014
Bill Morecraft portrait

Food Navigator Speaks with Bill Morecraft at the 2014 IFT in New Orleans

Bill Morecraft, General Manager of Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients, was interviewed at the 2014 IFT by Food Navigator. Click here to view the article… [Read More]

June 26th, 2014
Persistent high pressure and geopotential height ridging have continued across the North Pacific in recent weeks.

California’s record-warmest year worsens exceptional drought; El Niño continues to develop in Pacific

The following article originally appeared on the Weather West website. The article was written by Daniel Swain and published on June 22nd. Click here for… [Read More]

June 26th, 2014