A rash of almond and walnut thefts in California this year gives a whole new meaning to the term “health nut.” The popularity of some nuts, including almonds and walnuts, has drawn the attention of criminals eager to cash in on the current demand for the kernels, which has skyrocketed since they've been allowed to carry a qualified health claim approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Similarly, they're used as a critical ingredient in many healthful snacks. “Almonds have always ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.