Tree Nut and Dried Fruit Productions to Increase by Over 4% in 2016-17 Season

Tree Nut and Dried Fruit Productions to Increase by Over 4% in 2016-17 Season

World tree nut production forecast for 2016/17 is expected to reach 4.02 million MT, representing a 5.77% crop growth. These data refer to figures on a kernel basis, except for pistachios, which are in-shell basis. Pistachios appear to be the crop which will experience the biggest increment this season, by 34%, up to 703,700 MT. […]

Researchers find Whole and Chopped Almonds Provide Fewer Calories than previously thought

Researchers find Whole and Chopped Almonds Provide Fewer Calories than previously thought

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought—and that the number of calories is largely dependent on form1. The study, conducted by scientists from USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and jointly funded by Almond Board of California and USDA ARS, shows that […]

Study reveals what happens to our brain when we go to a Supermarket

Study reveals what happens to our brain when we go to a Supermarket

What happens to the brain when we go to a Supermarket? According to a study at MIT in Boston the mind is ranking various products that is drawn almost automatically. How do we fill the shopping cart? With what criteria we choose the bag, the kind of diaper for our children or just one light bulb and not […]