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Q&A with Danielle Veenstra - Almond Board of California senior sustainability specialist
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Danielle Veenstra, senior sustainability specialist with the Almond Board of California, discussed initiatives undertaken by the organization related to sustainability as well as how snack manufacturers can communicate about how food is grown with consumers. Veenstra said the Almond Board and California Almond growers have helped the snack manufacturers understand the production process of the crop, and lauded the industry’s efforts to provide a “safe and stable supply” of almonds to snack manufactures and others.

About the Almond Board

Almonds from California are a natural, wholesome and quality food. The Almond Board of California promotes almonds through its research-based approach to all aspects of marketing, farming and production on behalf of the more than 6,000 almond growers and processors in California, many 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.