If you haven’t added tasty nutty almond to your diet, it’s about time you should. There are countless benefits that these nuts provide. Besides their great taste and nutty texture, almonds also hold important medicinal value. From potions to lotions, almond has always been a key ingredient.
Lucky for you they are available all year round. Though the fruit originated from the Middle East and are still found commonly in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Jordan, Syria, Iran and Israel but currently United States is the largest producer of the almonds, followed by Spain and Italy. Statistics by Food and Agriculture Organization show that 2.51 million tons of almonds were produced in the year 2010.