Commodity Forecasts and Reports

Position Report June 2018

Each month, Almond Board of California publishes a position report, which contains the most recent almond trade statistics. Reference these reports to get the latest shipment information and understand the trends impacting the almond industry.

Not Your "Typical" El Niño

Back in September Western Weather Group issued a special weather statement discussing El Niño, the Blob and the potential uncertainties heading into this year's "Godzilla" El Niño. 

Almonds, a tough nut to water, under pressure in California

California's drought has sparked a controversy around one of the state's most popular crops: almonds. The state produces 100 percent of the nation's almond supply and 80 percent of the world's supply.


KEY MARKET HIGHLIGHTS: CA 2015 ACRES DOWN TOWARDS 350,000, TRENDING LOWER - California Snow Pack on April 1 Lowest on Record –Snow Gone – Reservoirs Draining!

2017 California Almond Objective Measurement Report

California's 2017 almond production is forecast at 2.25 billion meat pounds, up 2.3 percent from May's subjective forecast and up 5.1 percent from last year's crop.

Almond Industry Position Report

Almond Industry Position Report 2014-2015 Crop Year

Recent Almond Demand Trends

Shipments for the period December - April are up 12.2% over last year's record shipment levels. Shipments in April were 16.9% more than seen in April '08. New commitments in April were up 103% over April '08. New commitments November - April are up 42.0% over last years record levels.

California Almond Acreage Production and Value 1995 to 2009

Year Bearing Non-Bearing Yield Per Acre Production Price Per Pound Value of Production Acres

Almond Demand and Supply

Crop Year Carry In Receipts Total Supply Shipments Carry Out Gross Net