|Common Name: Almonds
Botanical Name: Amygdalus Communis
Other names: Greek nut
Presentation: Laminated, Sliced
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.
Since ancient times, Almonds have been prized throughout the world for their delicious taste, crunchy texture, and for their nutritional value. Almonds grow on trees that bloom from February through March.
Almonds have a high concentration of antioxidant like Vitamin E, and high fiber content. Almonds have also been known to act as a cough suppressant. As a vegetal food it has no cholesterol and 93% of its fat are unsaturated. It is also a major source of calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, phosphorus, and zinc.