In most years, almonds are California's largest food export and the sixth largest U.S. food export sold to over 90 countries worldwide.
To read about Blue Diamond's statistical analysis of economic impact; both foreign and domestic:
Find out how the Market Access Program helps farmers market in a competitive foreign environment:
For information about how Blue Diamond's Clean Food Policy program assures the highest quality almonds in the world:
To find out how to become involved in Blue Diamond's Issue Action Program read:
To read more about the future of key almond markets click the following article:
For more information contact our Government Affairs Department:
- National Council of Farmer Cooperatives - as a member of NCFC which represents 2 million farmers who belong to cooperatives nationally, BDG growers have a direct link to Washington D.C. to get updated information about legislation that may affect them and to respond directly to their congressmen regarding current legislation by using a special member's password.
- Agricultural Council of California - The Agricultural Council of California is a trade association dedicated to the enhancement and growth of agricultural cooperatives and their producer-owners. Founded in 1919, the Agricultural Council has been promoting and protecting California's agricultural cooperatives for over 80 years. Blue Diamond member growers have access to a special member's only area of the Ag Council web site.
- Foreign Agricultural Service - United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service web site. The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture works to improve foreign market access for U.S. products. FAS operates programs designed to build new markets and improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace.