With the producuction of almonds concentrated in California, the United States produces nearly 80% of the world's supply.
The almond that we think of as a nut is technically the seed of the fruit of the almond tree.
The Romans showered newlyweds with almonds as a fertility charm.
California, June, July, August
Who Grows It
Serving Size: 1 ounce
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 14.01g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 6.14g||2.05%|
|Dietary Fiber: 3.5||0%|
|Vitamin A 0%||Vitamin C 0%|
|Calcium 7.5%||Iron 5.83%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database