Since ancient times, almonds have been prized throughout the world for their delicious taste, crunchy texture, and increasingly, for their nutritional value.
California is the world’s largest producer of almonds. With its ideal growing conditions, including a mild climate, rich soil, and abundant sunshine, this area produces about 80% of the global almond supply, exporting to nearly 90 countries. To ensure a consistent, high-quality, wholesome product year-round, state-of-the-art equipment and specialised techniques for growing, harvesting, processing, and packaging are used.
California Almonds are highly versatile and available in numerous varieties and forms suitable for diverse product applications.
Use this guide to help determine the most suitable variety, size, form, and grade of almond for your needs.
Major Californian Almond Forms:
- Whole, natural or blanched
- Sliced/Flaked, natural or blanched
- Slivered blanched
- Diced, natural or blanched
- Ground Almonds