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Almond Board of California

1150 Ninth St., Suite 1500

Modesto

CA 95354

United States

 

www.almondboard.com

staff@almondboard.com

 

Tel. (209) 549-8262

Fax. (209) 549-8267

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Almond Board of California

When you use almonds in your formulations, you’re not only adding great taste and nutrients; you’re adding a versatile ingredient that consumers demand. Almonds bring the perfect balance to any product, and people are eating them right up. In fact, since 2006, almonds have been the number one nut used in global new product introductions.* So go ahead and serve up some extra appeal with your next product, just make sure almonds are in.
 

*Innova Market Insights, Global New Products Report, 2011.


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Food Ingredients News  08 December 2017

Almond Board of California envisions farm of the future with $4.8m investment into research

08 Dec 2017 --- The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced an investment of US$4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. Additionally, ABC released the first annual Almond Sustainability Publication, entitled Growing Good, which highlights the California Almond community’s commitment to sustainability.

Food Ingredients News  28 November 2017

Almonds provide inspiration for innovation at FiE

28 Nov 2017 --- Consumers are increasingly taking a more holistic view when choosing what to eat, something that is becoming a major driver in their purchasing decisions. According to new research by Innova Market Insights, concerns around products that are “good for me, good for the planet” are increasing, providing opportunities for ingredients that can support sustainability and ethics claims in relation to humans, animals and the environment.

Food Ingredients News  27 November 2017

Plant-based milks: (Part 1) A multi-billion dollar market

27 Nov 2017 --- The global market for dairy alternative drinks is expected to reach US$16.3bn in 2018, up dramatically from US$7.4bn in 2010. Significant developments in this area include the acquisition of WhiteWave in 2016, presenting Danone with the opportunity to further developing its interests in this dynamic market in both North America and Europe. 

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28 August 2017

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The Surge in Almond Applications

According to new data from Innova Market Insights, California almonds were the number one nut used in new products worldwide in 2016, the tenth year that almonds have held the lead position for nuts used in new product introductions. Almonds were featured in 38 percent of new food introductions featuring nuts in 2016, a five percent increase from the previous year. Key categories for worldwide almond product launches include confectionery (23 percent), bakery (20 percent) and snacks (18 percent), as well as bars (12 percent) and cereal (nine percent), which together account for 82 percent of almond product introductions.1 In more than 15 forms including almond milk, butter and flour, almonds are one of the most versatile nuts and the nut that is most top-of-mind for global consumers. Molly Spence of the Almond Board of California discusses the key trends.


19 August 2015

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Novel Applications for Almonds

With innovative almond samples, new research and live demonstrations, Almond Board of California had industry and culinary experts available to address questions and development challenges at IFT 2015. Various creative concepts were presented with almonds, including a dairy free “almond cheese” that was created with almond milk. Reserach chef Seeratt Dutt discusses the concepts.


06 December 2013

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Creating On Trend Snacks With Almonds

New research by Innova Market Insights shows that almonds are the number one nut in new food products worldwide, having grown 148% since 2005. In fact, consumers worldwide report almonds as the nut they eat most often as an ingredient in other foods such as chocolate, cereals, and bakery items – and manufacturers have taken notice. The Almond Board of California is looking to target the opportunities of the EU snacking market with new concepts.


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05 April 2017

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Future Forward: Top Consumer Trends Set to Impact the Chocolate Aisle

In this webinar, Lu Ann Williams of Innova Market Insights highlights the top trends that will most impact how consumers purchase chocolate products. And, based on his more than 20 years of experience crafting unique chocolate creations, Richard Cusick of Evolution Artisan Confections shares recipe inspiration that align with consumer trends.


17 March 2016

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Trending Inclusions: Increasing Consumer Appeal of Chocolate Products with Ingredients like Almonds

Lu Ann Williams of Innova Market Insights provides a “state of the industry” overview of global chocolate products in this webinar. Using real-world product examples, David Bradley, the Curious Confectioner, shares four new recipes he developed with trending inclusions.