2015 Almond Crop

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update

Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – On Wednesday, the Almond Board of California announced April shipments of 167.5 million pounds, up nearly 11% from… [Read More]

May 16th, 2016

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update

From the Desk of Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – Yesterday’s ABC Position report, reported January almond receipts of 22 million lbs. vs. 33… [Read More]

February 12th, 2016
Mel Machado, Director, Member Relations

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report

From The Desk of Mel Machado, Director, Member Relations Southern Region – This report covers observations and conditions just prior to the start of the… [Read More]

February 5th, 2016

El Niño remains among strongest ever recorded, but California impacts (so far) a bit different than anticipated.

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain from WeatherWest.com posted February 1,2016. Reminder: when it comes… [Read More]

February 2nd, 2016

Blue Diamond Almonds – January Market Update

  Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – There has been significant turbulence in the California almond industry and customer base since September. The December… [Read More]

January 13th, 2016

Blue Diamond Almonds – Market Update

December 9, 2015 Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – Projections for the 2015 California almond crop shifted this week to a crop between 1.8… [Read More]

December 9th, 2015