- Rosaceae – Rose family
- Prunus dulcis
They have their origins in Asia.
Today, they are imported all year round mainly from the Mediterranean and California.
The fruits resemble flattened immature peaches.
Commercial sizes and packaging
- Sweet almond cores, as peeled almonds and partially also unmoulted.
- Reduced into small pieces for baking and digestion.
- Roasted and salted.
- Almonds in a shell — almonds in a pod.