Back in 2008, the National Peanut Board sounded pretty perturbed about Big Almond's move into “the spread category."
Youcis had been with Aramark for the past five seasons, but she seems to be taking her dismissal well. “What’s more important,” she tweeted yesterday. “Selling nuts for a couple more years or saving the White Race from extinction?”
Throw it in a salad, use it to top a dessert, or just eat it straight up.
Last year, thieves robbed California nut companies to the tune of $4.6 million. Now that they've gotten a taste of that sweet nut money, they're hooked.
With the price and demand for nuts not getting any lower any time soon, the basic economic reality is that the humble nut is by no means immune from the type of food heists usually reserved to fancier foods.
Turns out Obama admitted he is disciplined in his eating habits, but not to the point of counting out seven lightly salted almonds as a nightly snack.