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Market Update 8/31/21

August 31, 2021

Dry conditions have persisted well into the summer. With the 400 million pound negative difference between the subjective and the objective estimates, prices have risen dramatically. 27/30 looks to be the overall dominant size coming off of the trees - expect a hefty premium for anything larger... Read More

Market Update 6/29/21

June 29, 2021


The dry conditions persist into the summer. We have another potential crop of over 3 billion pounds for this season. Pricing is still very low for almonds. It is also low compared to other nuts used for similar applications... Read More

Market Update 5/06/21

May 6, 2021

Dry conditions persist into early May. Acreage report was 1.25 million acres for last year, with potential bearing acres at 1.33 million for next year. We have another potential crop pushing on the 3 billion pound size! Pricing is very low for almonds... Read More

Market update 4/5/21

April 6, 2021

Drought conditions are similar to 2014 and persist into early April. Price-wise, NP varieties seem to be firming, while pollinators seem stable.
While Easter week kept some off the market, many are waiting to see the April 9th shipping report &ndash; which appears to be a strong one... Read More

Market Update 2/22/21

February 23, 2021

Shipments this crop year have been excellent. That being said,
there are still quite a few pounds left to sell. Freezing temperatures and shipping delays are the most recent disruptions in the market... Read More

Market update 01/28/21

January 28, 2021

Shipments for this crop year have been excellent. Over 100 inches of snow pack is expected in the valley next week, so things are looking up. Bloom is in 10 days and that will be an excellent indicator of next year’s crop size... Read More

Market update 113020

November 30, 2020


Shipments this crop year have been excellent. So far 14% higher than last year and yet buyers are hesitant and demand is slowing.

The numbers generated by the last shipping report would definitely point to a strong/bullish market however pricing seems to be stable.

NPS 27/30 $1.90
California/Carmels $1.85 - $2.00
Manufactured $2.10 - $2.60


China is not buying much currently... Read More

Market update 110220

November 12, 2020

* Regardless of a 3 Billion Pound crop, COVID is still causing
uncertainty in the markets – resulting in a wider range of pricing.
* The larger size kernels are not coming in as expected.
* Shipments this crop year have been excellent with November
filling up very quickly... Read More

Almond Objective Estimate 2020

July 7, 2020

Link to the full report below.

California's 2020 almond production is forecast at 3.00 billion meat pounds, unchanged from May's subjective forecast and 18 percent higher than last year's crop. The forecast is based on 1.26 million bearing acres... Read More

2020 California Almond Subjective Forecast

May 13, 2020


The initial subjective forecast for the 2020 California
almond production is 3.0 billion pounds. Forecasted
production is 17.6 percent above last year's production
of 2.55 billion pounds... Read More

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