Additionally, we have included almonds and pistachios to our farming portfolio. However, the one thing that has remained constant is the fact that it remains a family-owned business and we take tremendous pride in that. We have carried on our family oriented approach to the processing side as the select growers we work with are our very own family members or close friends.
California Almonds originally native to the Middle East, the United States is by far the world's top source of almonds accounting for over 80% of the world's production. California Almonds production being based almost exclusively in United States, it is also California top agricultural export. Approx 70% of California's almonds are exported with, East Asia and India being the largest areas of growth. It is California's third leading agricultural product and through exports alone, almonds create over one billion dollars in revenue each year.