Shelling & Sizing

From Orchard to Table

Crunching into an almond, it’s hard to imagine the journey that little nut took to make its way to your mouth. The almond lifecycle has many stages and an abundance of natural beauty. Here are the different life stages.

Shelling & Sizing

After harvest, almonds go to a huller/sheller where the kernels pass through a roller to remove the hull, shell and any remaining debris. Next stop: the handler for sizing, where the kernels drop into separate bins according to size.

Shelling & Sizing