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.
Commodity Forecasts and Reports
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.
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!
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 2014-2015 Crop Year
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.
Year Bearing Non-Bearing Yield Per Acre Production Price Per Pound Value of Production Acres
Crop Year Carry In Receipts Total Supply Shipments Carry Out Gross Net