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From Almond Husk Sugar to Nutritious Okara Flour: High-Value Ingredients from Food
Almond Board |

The Almond Board of California is exploring the untapped potential of almond hulls, husks and twigs which are currently used as low-value animal feed but could be used to make sugar, beer, nutrient-packed compost for mushrooms, biodegradable plastic and even electricity.

About the Almond Board of California

California almonds make life better by what we grow and how we grow. The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 6,800 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.