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Please use the links below to read more about Blue Diamond through stories written about us in the media. If you are a member of the press and would like more information, please contact Blue Diamond Public Affairs at bdgrowers@gmail.com or by phone at (916) 446-8353.

Blue Diamond in the Media:

Chico ER Staff Report

    "Blue Diamond marks 100 years," Chico Enterprise-Record, July 25, 2010.
    This staff report introduces readers to almondhistory.com in celebration of the cooperative's 100th anniversary.


Rural Cooperatives

"A Legacy of Cooperation and Innovation," Rural Cooperatives Magazine, May/June 2010.
In this piece on Blue Diamond, the cooperative's history and success in the almond industry is detailed from 1910 through the present day.

Rural Cooperatives is a bimonthly publication published by Rural Development, Business and Cooperative Programs, a subdivision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Sacramento Bee Article

    "Blue Diamond is the almond heavyweight in California," Sacramento Bee, Page A1, August 2, 2010.
    Reporter Jim Wasserman of the Sacramento Bee writes about the cooperative's success in its first 100 years.



"At 100, co-op continues to search for new almond markets," AgAlert, August 30, 2010.
Christine Souza of AgAlert Newspaper discusses Blue Diamond goals of expanding into new almond markets worldwide.

"On the Menu," August 15, 2010.
Susan Brauner, Director of Public Affairs, is interviewed by Ann and Peter Haigh on the legacy of Blue Diamond at the 48-minute mark.

Know A California Farmer Help to reconnect the urban public with the origin of their food by visiting www.KnowACaliforniaFarmer.com. Through this website, California farmers are able to tell their own stories in their own words. Blue Diamond Growers are urged to register as contributors to spread the story of California almonds through blogs, photos or video.

"Blue Diamond celebrates 100 years of almonds," Modesto Bee, Page B1, September 5, 2010.
Reporter John Holland of the Modesto Bee interviews Director of Member Relations Dave Baker about the Blue Diamond Salida Plant, the world's second largest almond processing plant.