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Jun 02, 2015, 16:47 ET
Almond Industry Hosts Sustainability Summit

Almond Industry Hosts Sustainability Summit

 The Almond Board of California convened other California agricultural groups, food processors and interest groups to outline solutions on...

May 19, 2015, 13:07 ET
Statement from the Almond Board of California on the White House Pollinator Health Task Force Strategy

Statement from the Almond Board of California on the White House Pollinator Health Task Force Strategy

 The Almond Board of California (ABC) thanks the White House, USDA, and the many other agencies on the federal Pollinator Health Task Force for...

Apr 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
Almond Board Highlights Ongoing Water Efficiency Research on Earth Day

Almond Board Highlights Ongoing Water Efficiency Research on Earth Day

 Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog...

Apr 09, 2015, 17:45 ET
An almond orchard in the Firebaugh area that has been pulled out because of the water shortage. Credit: AgAlert, Cecila Parsons

Statement from Almond Board CEO Richard Waycott on Drought Impact Survey

 Today in response to a survey issued by the California Farm Water Coalition, which found that 41 percent of the state's irrigated farmland...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:00 ET
Study: Almond Industry Generates More Than 100,000 California Jobs

Study: Almond Industry Generates More Than 100,000 California Jobs

 According to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC), the almond industry supports California's...

Oct 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
Almond Board of California Announces Comprehensive Best Management Practices to Promote Bee Health

Almond Board of California Announces Comprehensive Best Management Practices to Promote Bee Health

 As part of an ongoing commitment to honey bee health, the Almond Board of California released today a comprehensive, set of Honey Bee Best...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:56 ET

New Study Supports Daily Almonds As Part Of A Heart-Healthy Diet

 A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet...

Apr 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Are Almonds An Optimal Snack?

 Six new almond-related research studies will be presented next week in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)'s Scientific...

Jan 28, 2014, 07:54 ET

Celebrate National Almond Day All Month Long With Unexpected And Creative Tips To Enjoy The Heart-smart, Satisfying Snack

Celebrate National Almond Day (February 16) by exploring the seemingly endless versatility of this crunchy, heart-smart snack[i]. Here's your party...

Nov 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" Encourage Fans to Snack on Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

The Most Powerful Voices In Sports Radio Encourage Football Fans To Snack Smart During The Season

 While they do not always agree on the day's top sports news, co-hosts Mike Greenberg and former NFL player Mike Golic agree that smart...

Oct 08, 2013, 08:00 ET

Study Shows Snacking On Almonds Decreased Appetite Without Increasing Body Weight

1.5 ounces of almonds daily also improved participants' intake of vitamin E and monounsaturated fat  A new study published in the October...

May 28, 2013, 08:00 ET
Fitness Expert Chris Powell Recommends Almonds To Get Lean For Summer.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Fitness Expert Chris Powell Dishes On How To Get Lean For Summer

 With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on...

Mar 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
Amie Valpone's Warm Almond Quinoa Breakfast Sundae for California Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Culinary Nutritionist And Popular Blogger Amie Valpone Celebrates Clean Eating For Spring

Spring has finally sprung, and it's the perfect time of year to clean out the pantry and lighten everyday meals with delicious, nutritious...

Jan 31, 2013, 08:00 ET

Celebrate National Almond Day With A Heart-Smart Handful Of Almonds

February is American Heart Month and also National Snacking Month. How are these two related? Smack in the middle of the month on February 16 is...

Dec 27, 2012, 08:00 ET
Matt Lights' Favorite Jalapeno Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Former NFL Players Encourage Football Fans To Tackle Game-Time Hunger With Heart-Healthy Snacks

While defensive linemen and offensive tackles typically find themselves on opposite sides of the football, former NFL players and current analysts...

Nov 20, 2012, 08:00 ET
Bring joy to the table with tasty holiday recipes from blogger and author Joy the Baker and California Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

"Joy The Baker" Blogger And Author Shares Recipes And Tips For A Joyous Holiday Season

Food blogger and author Joy Wilson, also known to her readers as Joy the Baker, serves up funny stories and tasty recipes on her lovable website...

Nov 08, 2012, 07:30 ET
Skinnygirl entrepreneur, chef, mom--and now talk show host--Bethenny Frankel, offers smart snacking advice to busy women on the go in her "Snack Talkin' " guide created with California Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Bethenny Frankel Shares Smart Snacking Tips

Whether it's over-spending or over-eating, it's easy to get carried away during this time of year, and Skinnygirl entrepreneur and reality...

Jul 11, 2012, 13:10 ET

New study shows almonds have 20% fewer calories than originally thought

MODESTO, CA, July 11, 2012 /CNW/ - A study conducted by scientists from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and released in the...

Jul 11, 2012, 07:30 ET
New study shows whole almonds provide 20% fewer calories than originally thought.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Study Provides New Way To Measure Calories Using Whole Almonds

 A study conducted by scientists from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and released in the August issue of the American...

Feb 22, 2012, 07:30 ET

Hearts Love Almonds

 The American Heart Association (AHA) has certified almonds with its signature Heart-Check mark to signify that they are a heart-healthy...