Source: Blue Diamond

Speaking to more than 2,000 almond growers at Blue Diamond's centennial annual meeting, President and CEO, Mark Jansen, optimistically predicted that "within four years, at current growth rates, demand for CA almonds could reach 2 billion pounds."

"Currently, industry almond consumption is trending toward a record 1.6 billion pounds with carryout at uncharacteristically low levels," added Jansen. "Even in a record year, this is a clear indication that demand is exceeding supply!"

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