Is your favorite snack doing more harm than good? How does climate change impact almond production? Is almond farming fueling environmental degradation?
Can California take control of it's thirsty cash crop?
While the mighty almond may be packed with protein and nutrition the average almond is also quite thirsty for our precious water resources, consuming 1.1 gallons of water for a single nut (2). As the tides rise, dwindling water supplies in California compete with the continued thirst for precious water resources by these delicious and nutritious treats. But, can California continue to balance the fight between its dwindling water supply and almonds hydration needs? The Almond Board of California and Paramount Farms, owner of Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC, claim the industry has taken aggressive action towards bringing sustainability in almond production to the next level.
Having reinvented almond milk, Califia is one of the fastest growing beverage brands in the world. But is it helping run California dry?
Global warming’s impact to agriculture will have a tremendous impact to the chocolate and candy industries