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Almonds: organic goods are becoming more affordable

February 10, 2021 4:31 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Dry winter weather made it easier for Californian almond growers to prepare for the flowering period. Meanwhile, the supply of organic Spanish almonds continues to rise.

Farmers take advantage of drought

The first months of the Californian winter were characterised by drought, but, according to the experts at Blue Diamond Almonds, this circumstance also had its advantages. At the end of January, the weather was much wetter with rain and snow, and there were also stormy winds, which, however, could hardly uproot any trees, as they had a firmer footing thanks to the dry soils. The rather dry weather also allowed the almond farmers to cultivate the soil and fertilise the fields without hindrance; old almond plantations were le

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