National Almond Day – February 16

National Almond Day

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Facts on Almonds

  • Almonds are available throughout the year to make a healthy and tasty addition to both sweet and savory dishes.
  • Almond trees are cultivated in all the countries bordering on the Mediterranean.
  • Almond trees range from 20 to 30 feet high and have spreading branches with leaves.
  • Packaged almonds are available year round; the height of their season is the summer, when you find the freshest almonds.
  • Almonds are a very good source of vitamin E, manganese, biotin, and copper. Almonds are a good source of magnesium, molybdenum, riboflavin (vitamin B2), and phosphorus.