Growers are Loyal to Blue Diamond Growers
“Blue Diamond is the only cooperative and bit is the largest almond processor in the world. It’s been a real leader in the industry working along with the Almond Board of California and a dynamic organization--- constantly developing new product lines, and they spend a lot of time on promotion marketing, truly been a leader in the industry,” said Crevelli.
“There's about a 110- plus independent processors. And then there's the Blue Diamond Co-op, with 3,000 members give or take. It’s a dynamic organization, and an organization that I have really enjoyed being a part of,” Crevelli said. “And the CEO Mark Jansen has done a fantastic job. Just doing a phenomenal job and leading the organization in the industry.”
And Jansen's been ahead of the co-op for more than 10 years.
Blue diamond Growers was founded in 1910, which means the Co-op is 110 years old this year.