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Archived Issues of Almond Facts Magazine

This archive page hosts past issues of Almond Facts so that our readers may browse through and read any article they wish. Next to each archived issue is a short summary of topics covered, which makes finding the topic you're looking for that much easier.

March/April 2014

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

Water is the big story in the March/April issue of Almond Facts.

Topics for this issue include: Water Bond Outlook, Water Allocations News and a Young Leader Update and much more!


January/February 2014

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

2014 started with a bang as Blue Diamond Almonds was named the Official Snack Nut of the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding!

Topics for this issue include: Cultural seminar recaps, exciting sales growth and much more!


November/December 2013

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

The 103rd annual meeting saw record attendance and record revenue reported for 2013!

Topics for this issue include: Annual Meeting highlights, Almond Breeze PR kick-off in Japan and much more!


September/October 2013

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

For the first time in Blue Diamond's history, the cooperative airs television commercials on three continents!

Topics for this issue include: Almond Breeze taking the world by storm, welcoming a new Ingredients Sales Director and much more!


July/August 2013

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

Blue Diamond launches its newest plant in Turlock, CA! Read all about it inside!

Topics for this issue include: the honeybee situation, the 2013 Blue Diamond Foundation scholarship winners and much more!


May/June 2013

 Almond Facts, May/June 2013 cover

Spring has been busy for Blue Diamond Growers as the cooperative gears up for another hot summer.

Topics for this issue include: water management, energy savings, marketing programs and much more!


March/April 2013

 Almond Facts, Jan/Feb 2013 cover

Spring brings with it the launch of exciting new marketing campaigns, a new software launch, and the grand opening of Blue Diamond Almond Innovation Center, the only labratory of its kind in the world!

Topics for this issue include: the 2013 Young Leader Class, an overview of bills to come at the Capitol and much more!


January/February 2013

 Almond Facts, Jan/Feb 2013 cover

Happy New Year! Blue Diamond kick starts 2013 by welcoming new faces, entering new business categories and dominating in new media!

Topics for this issue include: controlling resistant weeds, a message from the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and much more!


November/December 2012

 Almond Facts, Nov/Dec 2012 cover

Blue Diamond ends 2012 as a $1 billion company poised to deliver the benefits of almonds to the world!

Topics for the November/December 2012 issue include highlights from the 2012 annual meeting, including: the young leader dinner, huller/sheller breakfast; speeches from President and CEO Mark Jansen and Chairman Clinton Shick; and a preview of the construction progress at the Turlock Plant!


September/October 2012

 Almond Facts, Sept/Oct 2012 cover

Exciting marketing programs help to usher in another record crop while Blue Diamond is also experiencing rising grower returns!

Topics for the September/October 2012 issue include updates from marketing departments, a glance at the farm labor outlook, and quotes from winners of the 2012 Blue Diamond Growers Foundation Scholarship.


July/August 2012

 Almond Facts, January/February 2012 cover

As the 2012 harvest draws close, Blue Diamond ushers in an Olympic-sized advertising campaign and increases its presence on the world stage.

Topics for the July/August issue include updates from Blue Diamond's marketing teams, a record audit score from the Salida plant and much more!


May/June 2012

 Almond Facts, January/February 2012 cover

Exciting new projects are underway at Blue Diamond. Get caught up with the latest news from Blue Diamond Growers.

Topics for the May/June issue include new marketing programs, photos from the Turlock Plant groundbreaking ceremony, the launch of a new industry blog and much more!


March/April 2012

 Almond Facts, January/February 2012 cover

The almond bloom is over and the honeybees have left the orchards. Check out what's happening this spring at Blue Diamond Growers.

Topics for the March/April issue include new marketing programs, recaps of seminars from the 2011 annual meeting, an overview of foreign material in deliveries and much more!


January/February 2012

 Almond Facts, January/February 2012 cover

Almond pollination season is right around the corner. In this issue of Almond Facts, discover exciting new campaigns and projects for the year to come!

Topics for the January/February issue include market updates, Salida's new stadium dryer, a recap of the Joint Grower Liaison Meeting and much more!


November/December 2011

 Almond Facts, July/August 2011 cover

Harvest is complete and Blue Diamond growers are once again gearing up for the start of a new crop year. In this issue of Almond Facts, learn all about how Blue Diamond is bringing the benefits of almonds to the world!

Topics for the November/December issue include the an annual meeting recap, spreading Blue Diamond's global vision, growing plant capacity and much more!


September/October 2011

 Almond Facts, July/August 2011 cover

Harvest is upon us and Blue Diamond growers across the California Central Valley are shaking almonds out of the trees. Read all about fall activities at Blue Diamond.

Topics for the September/October issue include the Market Access Program, Blue Diamond almonds in Africa, sustainability in almond growing and much more!


July/August 2011

 Almond Facts, July/August 2011 cover

Harvest is right around the corner. Read all about what's going on at Blue Diamond this summer.

Topics for the July/August issue include Free Trade Agreements, the Young Leader summer session and advice about stockpiling from a Blue Diamond member.


May/June 2011

 Almond Facts, March/April 2011 cover

With summer right around the corner, looks like yet another record breaking crop for the almond industry! Find out what’s going on in the orchards and throughout the almond industry in this issue of Almond Facts magazine.

Topics for this May/June issue include: UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor profiles, how Blue Diamond's Political Action Committee works and the 2011-12 World Almond Outlook.


March/April 2011

 Almond Facts, March/April 2011 cover

Bloom is over and spring has set in. Find out what’s going on in the orchards and throughout the almond industry in this issue of Almond Facts magazine.

Topics for this March/April issue range from new discussions about Blue Diamond’s strategic planning process to issues that arise when harvesting in the rain.