Almond Living Magazine Tomorrow Begins Today - Any -EventsFood InspirationGrowing GoodHealth & Wellness Food Inspiration Almonds & Chocolate: Hitting the Sweet and Savory Spots Consumers’ top three texture choices in chocolate are “smooth,” “crunchy” and “creamy.” Bolster chocolate’s indulgence factor and expand flavor profiles with more than 15 versatile forms ranging from almond butter to whole roasted almonds. Food Inspiration Almonds: The #1 Snack Nut for Global New Product Introductions in Europe and North America The snacking category continues to see year-over-year growth, with an 11% increase in new global product introductions in 2018. In the U.S., 66% of consumers reported having about 2 snacks per day and 25% reported having about 3-4 snacks per day. Food Inspiration Almonds The Most Desired Ingredient in Snack Bars Ounce for ounce, almonds are the tree nut highest in protein, fiber, calcium, vitamin E, riboflavin and niacin. They’re also a leading food source of magnesium. With 6 grams of satisfying protein and 4 grams of fiber in every serving, almonds provide the “fuller for longer” feeling consumers crave.