Almonds: US production slightly higher than last year

October 14, 2021 11:34 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO. US shellers struggle with small nuts, yet the production result so far is 2% higher than last year. After a strong export month in August, export volumes declined significantly in September 2021.

Yields lower than last year

Unlike last year, forest fires had hardly any influence on the development of the crop. In 2020, the drying process of the nuts was delayed locally because the sunlight did not have the usual effect due to the enormous amount of smoke. According to initial reports, however, shelling companies are struggling with the rather small nuts, making the process somewhat more difficult. In addition to the weather conditions in spring, the drought was definitely a factor this year in that the almonds and thus the yields were smaller in ma

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