Almond processing and marketing
World's largest almond processing and marketing company. Founded in 1910, the cooperative is owned by more than half of California's almond growers who produce over 80% of the world's almond supply. They export to more than 90 countries. Products include nuts, crackers and Almond Breeze milk (non-dairy beverage).
|Blue Diamond Growers||USA||website|
|Blue Diamond Growers|
The 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark assessed 350 keystone companies across the entirety of the food system, from farm to fork. It covers three dimensions where transformation is needed: nutrition, environment and social inclusion. This company ranked #290/350, with a total score of 4.1/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
From 2004 to 2008 this company resisted attempts by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to organize workers at its processing plant. Blue Diamond was found by the National Labor Relations Board to have engaged in unfair labor practices during its campaign against the union.
Source: News article (2006)
This company is a member of the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), who represents more than 90 of USA's leading plant-based food companies. The PBFA's mission is to promote the plant-based foods industry by removing obstacles to a fair and competitive marketplace for alternatives to animal ingredients and products.
Source: PBFA (2018)
This company has sustainability claims on its website covering management of almond orchards, and improvements at their processing plant.
Source: company website (2015)
This company has products that have been verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, North America's only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance.
Source: Non-GMO Project (2021)
|Revenue||1.5 billion USD (2014)|
|Address||Sacramento, California, USA|