The Almond People Book
Who are The Almond People? They are the enterprising California almond growers who began delivering their almonds to Blue Diamond Growers, a cooperative they started in 1910. They are also the employees who process, market and sell and finance the business. Employees were first hired shortly after the cooperative was organized because the growers realized they did not have the expertise it would take to achieve their vision to provide the best quality almonds to consumers. They are also the buyers who began to sell almonds 30 years prior to the cooperative being organized in the early 1880s and who now comprise an international network of family businesses and food companies who need almond products either as an ingredient or a snack.