Almonds

Catalogs​

MANUFACTURED ALMOND GRADING SPECIFICATIONS

SLICED Thickness

 

Range (inches)

Target (inches)

Thick

0.061-.069

0.065

Regular

0.043-0.051

0.047

Thin

0.027-0.035

0.031

Extra Thin

0.019-0.027

0.023

DICED

Large 30/16                          Thru 30/64” RHS* Stays on top of 16/64”

Medium 22/8                       Thru 22/64” RHS Stays on top of 8/64”

Small 12/8                             Thru 12/64” RHS Stays on top of 8/64”

Fine 8/12M                            Thru 8/64” RHS Stays on top of 12 mesh

*RHS=Round hole screen sizes

BLANCHED

Slivered                                   Target Thickness 0.190 inches

Slivered                                   Medium Target Thickness 0.135 inches

Whole                                       Maximum Split & Broken 5%

Splits                                         Maximum Broken 10%

Whole Broken                     Minimum Whole 70%

Almonds Variety

Sizes:

The sizes of almonds are measured by the amount of kernels in an ounce.
The following sizes are most common:

18/20
20/22
23/25
25/27

27/30
30/32
32/34
34/36

Almonds are mainly grown in the USA, Australia, Spain, Chile, Greece, Portugal, Tunisia and Turkey.